Pot Size: 7.5 litre
Description: One of our gathering of this new species to science from our collection made from dense alpine forest mixed in with impenetrable bamboo at almost 2900m altitude on Fansipu the second highest mountain in northern Vietnam, with Ben Kettle in the autumn of 2007. Where it attained a height of 1.6m, much shorter in our gardens with ovate-orbicular fleshy, but softly hairy foliage with the venation conspicuously impressed. Bearing pendant terminal slightly pubescent congested cymes of red fruit through the winter, resulting from the unusual cylindrical greenish-white flowers in July. Easily grown in sun to light shade in some shelter from freezing winds in a drained fertile soil.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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