Genus of two species of deciduous shrubs from woodland in the Himalayas and western China.

Most ornamental plants are grown from Chinese seed which produces the characteristic blue seed pods.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Bold, alternate, pinnate leaves.
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces bell-shaped flowers without petals and unusual, bean-like, pendent fruits.
  • Full sun
    shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their bold foliage and unusual fruit.
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Himalayas, western China.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil

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DECAISNEA fargesii

DECAISNEA fargesii

leaves tinged blue with yellowish green racemes of flowers followed by deep blue seed pods

£17.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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