AMICIA zygomeris

An unusual tall growing perennial with alternate heart-shaped leaflets veined purple. Racemes of pea-like yellow flowers with purple keels
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves 15-20cm (6-8in) long. Each leaf has 2 pairs of inversely heart-shaped leaflets to 4cm (1½in) across
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Woody-based perennial
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

AMICIA zygomeris

 
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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be grown in a container and moved outside in summer.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails.
    Place of origin
    Mountains of Mexico and the Andes.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    3-10 pea-like flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Mulch in winter in frost-prone sites.
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (39in)
 

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