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Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii

Common Name: Blue Potato Bush

Plant Family: Solanaceae

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Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii
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 Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetiiSolanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii 
Price:  £7.00
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Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  Blue
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Arching


A vigorous, semi-evergreen shrub with masses of mauve-purple flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across throughout summer. Has a lax habit so may need support, and looks good trained against a wall. May survive outside in very mild areas, otherwise keep frost free. Grow in loam based compost and feed monthly in summer. If grown frost free, can be pruned to shape in autumn alternatively in late spring.


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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.