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Member of the pineapple family producing patches of bright colour in autumn.
Genus of one species of stemless or short-stemmed, evergreen, serophytic, terrestrial or epiphytic perennials (bromeliads) from coastal and central areas in Chile.
Is naturalised in the UK.
Alpine or rock plantThese plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowAttractive plants for desert garden, rock garden or raised bed, or by a sunny wall.Pests & DiseasesGreenfly while flowering.Place of originChile
Garden Location/ConditionsRockery (inc alpine)
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soilProtect from too much wet in winter
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Buy Varieties of FASCICULARIA
a native of Chile which forms a dense clump of spiky grey-greenish evergreen leaves. The central leaves form a rich crimson rosette and tubular sky-blue flowers appear from the centre. A spectacular plant which prefers a warm sheltered position in a rock garden or well drained situation.