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Colquhounia Genus

 

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General Needs

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

Description

Colquhounia genus. There are about 3 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs or subshrubs in this genus. The leaves are aromatic and finely toothed; they are borne in opposite pairs. The flowers are tubular and borne on terminal spikes. They are frost hardy, and will need a sheltered sunny position with well drained soil. You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreens or Evergreens, Shrubs or Sub-shrubs

Origin

Himalayas and China

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers in late summer and autumn.

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer.

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