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(Asparagaceae)

Peliosanthes grandiflora - FMWJ13053

Pot Size: 1 litre (deep)
Price: £17.50
Description:
A species that has only recently been described to science, found in the high altitude mountain forests surrounding Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam and surrounding countries. Arising from a sturdy rhizome with vertical closely bunched petioles to 30cm long, holding the distinct ovate thin textured foliage, with distinct parallel venation, to 25cm long. Bearing in the autumn for us, extending racemes of dark purple buds that open from the base to reveal their yellow interiors. These producing blue fruit when pollinated. Best grown in a frost free full to partially shaded leafy well drained soil. Not tested outdoors yet. Closely related to Aspidistra.

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Asparagaceae) Peliosanthes grandiflora FMWJ13053
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, Yellow Autumn, winter medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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