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(Convallariaceae)

Aspidistra attenuata 'Xitou Starlet' - BSWJ2001

Pot Size: 1.5 litre
Price: £15.00
Description:
An evergreen perennial species arising from a slowly creeping thickened scaly rhizome. Which we collected from the Experimental Forest, part of The Taiwan University at Hsitou in the winter of 1993. Where it formed a large colony which enveloped a huge boulder, only obtaining moisture from the debris and leafmould accumulated above its rhizomes. With faintly spotted and streaked leaves to around 1m long held on short petioles encased in a purple sheath, bearing purple-yellow edged flowers at ground level. Easily grown in a well drained compost kept on the dry side in winter, out of doors best grown in evergreen shade in a well drained soil, frosts may scorch the foliage.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Aspidistra attenuata 'Xitou Starlet' BSWJ2001
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, Yellow Late summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen bold Taiwan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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