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(Alstroemeriaceae)

Bomarea andreana - BSWJ14376

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £20.00
Description:
Another colourful species that we have only encountered in the El Cocuy area close to the Venezuelan border in the February of 2015. Forming a medium sized herbaceous twining climbing species growing up small trees and scrub within a small copse at 3700m. Where it twined through to 3-4 meters arising from a clump of tuberous roots, bearing narrowly elliptic to linear alternate leaves to 12 cm long. With bright red-orange narrowly funnel-shaped flowers with spotting inside, in congested terminal umbels. 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 andreana BSWJ14376
Group Colour Blooms Size
Herbaceous Climber Red 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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