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Peliosanthes teta v. humilis - RWJ10044

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An evergreen perennial species that is a close relative of Aspidistra and Ophiopogon, which emerges from a thin slowly creeping rhizome. Forming small colonies of upright parchment textured ribbed/pleated leaves which are oblong-lanceolate 20-40 cm long by 5-10 cm wide on petioles to 25cm long. Bearing in the depth of winter flexuous bracty scapes of up to 10 purple and yellow waxy flowers followed by blue elongated fruit. From our collection near Alishan in central Taiwan, 2003. Best grown in shade in a container of well drained organic compost sheltered from severe frost, or outside in a very sheltered almost frost free spot.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Peliosanthes teta v. humilis RWJ10044
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, Yellow Winter, spring small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Shade Evergreen bold Taiwan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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