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Senecio formosus - BSWJ10746

Pot Size: 1.5 litre
Price: £7.50
A purple flowered selection one of many collections we made of a colourful but very variable species (confusing as there is S. formosus & formosoides from this area) varying from white through all the shades of pink to purple. Known locally as arnica they are a tufted perennial from fleshy roots with flexuous but upwardly inclined branching stems to 1.2m, with clasping narrow undulating margined leaves and terminal funnel-shaped ray-flowers of a considerable size. A seed collections made in 2004 on Volcán Ruiz in the Colombian Paramo at 4260m.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Asteraceae) Senecio formosus BSWJ10746
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Early spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich moist Part shade, Sun Deciduous autumn colour Colombia
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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