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Oreocharis aurea from Vietnam - HWJ825

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £15.00
Originating from one of our collections gathered with Dan Hinkley from the Tram Tron Pass area of northern Vietnam at 2050m in 2003. Where this species grew as a lithophyte on a vertical rock face covered in moss, forming a prostrate rosette of ovate grey-green softly pubescent above pale villous below leaves, on densely brownish villous petioles only 5cm long. While the cymose 3-10 flowered rust-brown villous inflorescence was only 12cm long (double that in cultivation) bearing the long pointed tubular seed capsules almost 4cm long on 2.5cm long pedicells, resulting from the bright yellow waisted flowers, August-September. Untried for hardiness, but grow well in containers or a shady sheltered site.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Gesneriaceae) Oreocharis aurea from Vietnam HWJ825
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Yellow Summer, late summer dwarf
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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