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Jancaea Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich, Gritty
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Jancaea genus. This genus consists of one species of evergreen, rosette perennial, which is grown for its flowers and silver-green leaves. It is frost hardy and quite difficult to grow, as it will need shade from the mid-day sun in high summer. Give it humus-rich gritty, moist alkaline soil. Propagation is by seed in the spring or by leaf cuttings in mid-summer.

Characteristics

Perennials, Evergreens, Herbaceous

Origin

Greece

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers and silver-green leaves.

Cultivation

Outdoors plant in a vertical cleft and protect.

Propagation

Seed in spring or by leaf cuttings in mid-summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to red spider mites and aphids under glass.

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