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Bolax glebaria

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Features

  • Height0.03m
  • Spread0.6m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourGreen, white

Description

Bolax glebaria. Slow growing compact perennial evergreen rosettes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen

Origin

S America.

Interest and use

Grown for the foliage which has thick, tough leaves in symmetrical rosettes. Flowers only rarely in cultivation. Suitable for screens, containers, troughs and alpine houses.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich, Gritty
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will need sun with humus-rich, well drained soil.

Propagation

Propagation is by rooting rosettes in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites and aphids could be come a problem under glass.

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