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Briggsia Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Peaty
  • WaterMoist

Description

Briggsia genus. These are evergreen perennials. They will bear tubular flowers on cymes and rosettes of hairy leaves. They are frost tender, min 2-5C, and will need shade and peaty soil with plenty of moisture in the summer and good air circulation in the winter. You will need to protect against the damp in the winter. You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Characteristics

Perennials, Evergreens

Origin

S. China

Interest and use

Grown for their rosettes of hairy leaves.

Cultivation

Provide plenty of moisture in summer and good air circulation in winter. Protect against damp in winter.

Propagation

Seed in spring.

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