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(Convallariaceae)

Maianthemum aff. salvinii - BSWJ9030

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £15.00
Description:
A new species to cultivation forming 1m tall erect red polished stems with variably shaped alternate leaves from ovate to lanceolate, which terminate in a decidedly pendulous paniculate inflorescence 12cm long, with white to reddish-purple flowers followed by trilocular red fruit which can persist for a year. From one of our collections gathered on Volcán San Pedro at 2100-2500m overlooking the huge crater-lake of Atitlan in Guatemala in 2001. Best grown in a fertile moisture retentive soil in part shade, protect the rhizome from frost, with a mulch. Was Smilacina salvinii.

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Maianthemum aff. salvinii BSWJ9030
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, White Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen bold Guatemala
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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