AWARD

JOVELLANA violacea

Lilac blue Calceolaria-like flowers
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    coarsely-toothed, deep-green leaves 2-3cm (¾-¼in) long.
  • Blue
    Lilac blue
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, suckering subshrub. Flowers, to 1.5cm (½in) across, have yellow, purple-spotted throats and are produced in panicles 4-8cm (1½-3in) across.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

JOVELLANA violacea

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £15.00 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Chile
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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60cm (24in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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