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COLLETIA hystrix

Commonly known as Anchor plant

(armata) - stout spines and small white pitcher-shaped flowers
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£17.50 each

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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - stiffly branched, almost leafless shrub. Cylindrical sharp-pointed grey-green spines.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - open site. Shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - BEWARE - sharp spines close to the flowers. Attracts insects and butterflies late in the year. Also known as barbed-wire bush. Can be tip-pruned when young to encourage bushiness
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - minute flowers with prominent calyces
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
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Colletia - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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