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Strobilanthes pentastemonoides - HWJK2019

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Description:
A Strobilanthes-type of perennial species which emerges from a woody base. That we collected seed of on our expedition to eastern Nepal in 2002, with Dan Hinkley and Jamaica Kincaid. Where it formed dense clumps of many-branched stems to over 1m tall clothed in elliptic bristly leaves with terminal and axillary spikes of blue-purple tubular flowers August-October. Easily grown in sun to part shade in a fertile drained soil, protect the roots from severe cold and waterlogging.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Acanthaceae) Strobilanthes pentastemonoides HWJK2019
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous Nepal
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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