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Iochroma tuberosa


Iochroma tuberosa Iochroma tuberosa

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A spectacular bushy shrub with deep green large soft, oval leaves.Through the summer and autumn it has showy clusters of bright purple tubular flowers with widely flared mouths. Good at the bask of a garden border or against a sheltered house wall. Will be semi-deciduous in light frost areas. Best with good moist soil in a warm sunny site. Though will tolerate dry.

 
Genus
Iochroma
Species   tuberosa
Cultivar  

Common name
Iochroma

Family name
Solanaceae
Place of origin
South America


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate light frost only

Enthusiast / Nourishment / Paradise / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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