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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

FASCICULARIA

Member of the pineapple family producing patches of bright colour in autumn.

Genus of one species of stemless or short-stemmed, evergreen, serophytic, terrestrial or epiphytic perennials (bromeliads) from coastal and central areas in Chile.

Is naturalised in the UK.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - attractive plants for desert garden, rock garden or raised bed, or by a sunny wall.
  • Pests & Diseases - greenfly while flowering.
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - protect from too much wet in winter

Buy Varieties of FASCICULARIA

FASCICULARIA bicolor

FASCICULARIA bicolor  >

A native of Chile which forms a dense clump of spiky grey-greenish evergreen leaves. The central leaves form a rich crimson rosette and tubular sky-blue flowers appear from the centre. A spectacular plant which prefers a warm sheltered position in a rock garden or well drained situation.
£17.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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