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FASCICULARIA

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.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Herbaceous - Early 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 locations - This 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.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - attractive plants for desert garden, rock garden or raised bed, or by a sunny wall.
  • Pests & Diseases - greenfly while flowering.
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - protect from too much wet in winter

Buy Varieties of FASCICULARIA

FASCICULARIA bicolor

FASCICULARIA bicolor  >

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.
£17.50 each

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