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(Convallariaceae)

Polygonatum mengtzense f. tonkinensis - BSWJ8246

Pot Size: 1 litre (deep)
Price: £10.00
Description:
Unknown before our introduction into cultivation, an evergreen species which retains its alternate thick-textured slender foliage in milder climates like our own. With strikingly bright purple arching stems which are even brighter when the red fruit are still attached as they can be for months on this species we collected seed of on our ascent to the summit of Fan Si Pan Vietnam's highest mountain (and probably steepest). The fruit are the result of the purple-red small flowers held in clusters in all the leaf axils, even the terminal, which may class this species as a Heteropolygonatum. Best grown in a shaded position in a moist but well drained

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Polygonatum mengtzense f. tonkinensis BSWJ8246
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Pink, Red Spring, summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Shade Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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