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Isoplexis isabelliana

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Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourOrange
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Isoplexis isabelliana. This genus includes 3 species which are soft-wooded evergreen subshrubs. They will produce showy plants which are suitable for shrub borders in virtually frost-free climates. They are frost tender min 7C, and will tolerate full light or partial shade and well drained soil.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Madiera and Canary Islands

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessTender (min 11°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Remove spent flower spikes.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites and whitefly.

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