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Peristrophe speciosa

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Features

  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourDark red-purple
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Peristrophe speciosa. This species of subshrub will grow to about 1m. The grey stems will produce ovate to elliptic glossy dark green leaves. The flowers are borne in pairs or in threes in corymbs of dark red to purple blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Stem cuttings in spring or summer.

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