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Orychophragmus violaceus

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPurple

Description

Orychophragmus violaceus. A fast-growing upright annual or biennial with a branching habit and thin, pinnatifid pale green leaves to 15cm. Produces terminal racemes with 5-25 cross-shaped violet flowers in late spring. Native to China.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial

Origin

China

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

Propagation

Seed in spring.

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