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Maianthemum flexuosum - BSWJ9155

Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Price: £15.00
Capable of forming stems to almost 1m tall with alternate ovate-orbicular leaves and a terminal flexuous (zigzag) raceme of ruffled white red speckled flowers followed by persistent red fruit. From seed collected on a memorable day when we were robbed at machete point by a gang of robbers. All that aside it was a great day for collections as we found this rhizomatous perennial flourishing in the undergrowth at 2800m. Best grown in a fertile moisture retentive soil in part shade, protect the rhizome from frost, with a mulch. Was Smilacina flexuosa.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Maianthemum flexuosum BSWJ9155
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Red, White Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen bold Guatemala
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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