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Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii

Common Name: Blue Potato Bush

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii
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 Solanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetiiSolanum (Lycianthes) rantonnetii 
Price:  £7.00
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Availability:  

  

1 in stock

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


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.


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
*Seeds & cuttings only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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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 or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product 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


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