Friday, 20 March 2015
A beautiful and very distinct species with flowers of a rich wine purple colour dangling from 3-4 ft stems. This species has a reputation for being one of the less hardy ones, but I've found them easy enough to please once established. What they don't like it seems is being in a pot, where they make very little progress, if any, so buy them young and get them settled in soon!
For well drained but not parched soils in sun.
3L pots ~ £9