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(Convallariaceae)

Ophiopogon malcolmsonii - BSWJ7271

Pot Size: 1.5 litre
Price: £15.00
Description:
From a seed collection I gathered on my third expedition to northern Thailand in 1999 on Doi Chiang Dao the day after I ran into a secret opium field. From a wooded area near the summit I found a colony of a small tufted shade tolerant perennial arising from tuberous roots, growing under a stand of Mahonia chiangdaoensis. An evergreen clump forming perennial that could be grown for its narrow grass-like dark green ribbed leaves to 40cm long. With slender flowering scapes 15 cm tall bearing broad spikes of cup-shaped purple-white flowers soon followed by ovate fruit. Easily grown in part or full shade in a well drained soil, in a site sheltered from freezing winds.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Ophiopogon malcolmsonii BSWJ7271
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Purple, White Summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen Thailand
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL berries
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