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Bartsia alpina

Alpine bartsia

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourDark purple
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Bartsia alpina (Alpine bartsia). This is an upright annual herb with oval dark green leaves. The flowers are produced in dark purple racemes in the summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous

Other common names

Velvet bells

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Found on grassland.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Not usually cultivated

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