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Kohleria amablilis

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.3m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourDeep pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen veined purple

Description

Kohleria amablilis. This species is a prostrate perennial, the leaves are ovate and scalloped they are veined purple-brown and silve. The flowers are borne in the summer with bell-shaped deep pink blooms in umbel-like racemes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Columbia

Interest and use

Grown for their showy, tubular flowers borne mainly in summer.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Division of rhizomes in spring or by seed if available.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids may be a problem.

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