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AMICIA zygomeris

An unusual tall growing perennial with alternate heart-shaped leaflets veined purple. Racemes of pea-like yellow flowers with purple keels
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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
  • Yellow
  • Height - to 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • 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 with mid-green leaves 15-20cm (6-8in) long. Each leaf has 2 pairs of inversely heart-shaped leaflets with rounded stipules to 4cm (1½in) across veined purple and diffused reddish purple. Racemes of 3-10 pea-like flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across are produced in early and mid-autumn.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - mulch in winter in frost-prone sites.
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to 2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (3ft)
 

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