ROSCOEA purpurea

Purple flowers. All roscoeas prefer partial shade. Fully frost hardy
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ROSCOEA purpurea

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£12.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10.00 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    25-40cm (10-16in)
  • Spread
    15cm (6in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous
    Tuberous perennial with 4-8 lance-shaped to oblong-ovate, deep green leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Produces iris/orchid-like flowers 6cm (2½in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - grown for their 2-lobed, orchid-like flowers. Good for woodland, shady border or container. Plant deeply at 8-15cm (3-6in)
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, vine weevils
  • Place of origin
    Himalayas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
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Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
25-40cm (10-16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  15cm (6in)
 

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