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Abromeitiella brevifolia

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Features

  • Height0.15m to 6.1m
  • Spread3.05m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourGreen/yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Abromeitiella brevifolia. This is a low-growing perennial. Leaves are fleshy with densely overlapping bases and stiff, densely scaly triangular blades which grow up to 2.2 cm long, toothed at the base only. The effect is a carpet of rosettes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Argentina and Bolivia

Interest and use

Grown for year round interest, for foliage and habit, as a specimen plant.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Gritty
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

This plant needs well drained, gritty soil. It needs regular watering, apart from in the winter, when it must be kept dry. Drought tolerant.

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