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(Alstroemeriaceae)

Bomarea multiflora - BSWJ14419

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £20.00
Description:
Forming a medium sized herbaceous twining climber, where we collected the seed from the Cerrito Paramo on our way back from El Cocuy area in northern Colombia at around 3600m. Arising from a congested clump of tuberous roots, from which arose slender twinning stems to 3-4m long, with narrowly ovate to linear alternate leaves. Bearing flowers with yellow-orange exteriors and red spotted yellow interiors, in congested umbels mid summer through autumn for us. Best grown in a rich well draining soil with shade for the roots and protection from severe frost. We find them to be very successful planted under bushy shrubs, which protect the tubers from penetrating frosts.

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Alstroemeriaceae) Bomarea multiflora BSWJ14419
Group Colour Blooms Size
Herbaceous Climber Orange, Yellow Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen Colombia
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL fruit
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