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Kohleria digitaliflora

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPurple pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Kohleria digitaliflora. This is a perennial species. It has an upright to spreading habit and will grow about 60cm tall. The flowers are nodding, rich purple with furry trumpets they are borne from summer to autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Columbia

Interest and use

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

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Needs

  • LightPart 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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