Pot Size: 1 litre (deep)
Description: Although locally common where we were collecting at high altitude in eastern Himalayas in 2013, little information appears to be available on this very ornamental species. Arising from a rootstock 5-10mm thick sometimes creeping, a deciduous species which can have stems to 30cm long, but only a fraction of that where we encountered them growing as epiphytes on tree trunks or mossy boulders as well as well drained steep hillsides. Forming a terminal ruff of broad fleshy leaves deeply pinnatifidly lobed or toothed, availing a fabulous backing to showy cymes of up to 40 bright pink flowers (from this area) July to October. Easily grown in full sun to part shade, but not too hot, in a well drained soil that can retain some moisture. Collected at 3,000m.
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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