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Sutera grandiflora

Purple glory plant

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.7m to 1m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourBlue white

Description

Sutera grandiflora (Purple glory plant). This is a woody based perennial which will grow to about 1m with hairy branches and opposite toothed leaves. The flowers are lavender to deep purple and appear in the early summer to mid autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

S. Africa

Interest and use

Suitable as summer bedding plants.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender and will prefer full sun with well-drained, fertile soil. You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed or by division.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds or division in the spring or by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids.

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