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Barleria obtusa

Common Name: Bush Violet

Plant Family: Acanthaceae

Price:  £6.50
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4 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Autumn
Flower Colour:  Blue
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spreading


A spreading plant for a conservatory, frost free coastal garden or a tropical bedding scheme with blue flowers throughout the year but mainly in the autumn. From South Africa where it grows along forest margins. Despite its common name, not related to Violets.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.