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Lycianthes (Solanum) rantonnetii 'Variegatum'

Common Name: Blue Potato Bush

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Price:  £5.20
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £1.30 (20%)
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Suggested Use:  Covering Walls/Fences
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Climbing
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Vigorous, variegated, semi-evergreen shrub with masses of mauve-purple flowers to 1 inch across in summer. Best trained against a wall or trellis. May survive outside in very mild areas, otherwise keep frost free. Loam compost or well drained soil and full sun.


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 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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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.