ARISTEA ecklonii

Rhizomatous plant, hardy outside only in milder areas, with attractive panicles of strong blue saucer shaped flowers
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ARISTEA ecklonii

 
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  • Evergreen
    Tufts of linear basal leaves 30-45cm (12-18in) long and smaller, stem-clasping leaves
  • Blue
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - resents root disturbance
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    Central Africa, South Africa
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - loose, spike-like panicles of flowers 2cm (¾in) across
  • Saucer-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile, humus-rich.
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1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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