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Bomarea sanguinea - BSWJ14706

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £35.00
From our collection gathered between Honda and Manizales in central Colombia in 2016 at around 2,500 m. A tuberous rooted herbaceous twinning climber closely allied to Alstroemeria, arising from a cluster of connected fleshy tubers. With sturdy twining reddish stems to 3 m adorned by oblong pale green alternate leaves, terminating in an umbel of flowers, by late summer for us. This collection is from an orange to reddish flowered individual, which had pendant funnel-shaped flowers 5cm long with yellow red-spotted interiors in terminal umbels. Followed by large angular, but roughly globular seed capsules, which split to reveal the red aril covered seed within. Drainage is all important to keep the tubers dry in winter, we find them best planted under an evergreen shrub to shelter them from

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Alstroemeriaceae) Bomarea sanguinea BSWJ14706
Group Colour Blooms Size
Herbaceous Climber Orange, Red Late summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen Colombia
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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