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Genus of 4 to 6 species of herbaceous perennials and semi-evergreen subshrubs found on streambanks and at forest margins in New Zealand and Chile.

They are classified as members of the figwort or mint family.

The spots within the two-lipped flowers are landing pad indicators for pollinating insects.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perrenials and semi-evergreen subshrubs.
  • 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. - if growing in greenhouse use loamless compost. Full light but shade from hot sun and give plenty of ventilation
  • Full sun - needs winter mulch
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their showy 2-lipped flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, Chile.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

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