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Fabiana imbricata

f. violacea


Violet pichi




Origin:  Chile.
Family
Solanaceae
Genus
Fabiana
Species
imbricata
Category
Woody
Type
Shrub (evergreen)
Forma
violacea
USDA Hardiness Zone
8b - 9a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H4
Temperature (°C)
-9 - (-4)
Temperature (°F)
15 - 25
Height
1.5 - 2.5 m
Spread
1 - 1.5 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JuneJulyAugust
General Description
Medium sized, upright, evergreen shrub.
Landscape
Banks and slopes and wall-side borders.
Cultivation
Best grown in poor to moderately fertile soil with cold protection.
Growth
Medium
ID Characteristic
Tubular, lavender flowers that bloom in early summer.
Pests
No major issues.
Notable Specimens
Burncoose Gardens and Nurseries, Cornwall, England.
Propagation
By seed sown in containers in a cold frame.
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