Hemiboea subcapitata - flowers in early autumn
Hemiboea subcapitata - glossy green leaves
Hemiboea subcapitata - tubular flowers in autumn
Hemiboea subcapitata - flowers in early autumn
Hemiboea subcapitata - glossy green leaves
Hemiboea subcapitata - tubular flowers in autumn

Hemiboea subcapitata

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(False Sinningia) A rare woodland perennial, Hemiboea subcapitata is native to South-east China and has glossy dark green leaves with eye-catching tubular, white flowers with a purplish spotted throat in early autumn.

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  • 2 litre pot

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A rare woodland perennial, Hemiboea subcapitata is native to South-east China and has glossy dark green leaves with eye-catching tubular, white flowers with a purplish spotted throat in early autumn.

Most suited to a sheltered position in partial shade with damp but well drained soil. Avoid cold, windy areas.


  • Position: Sheltered in partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Hemiboea subcapitata requires protection from cold winter winds and frost in most gardens and usually grows better in southern parts of the U.K.
  • Flowering Period: September.
  • Flower Colour: White & purple
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: A compact spreading perennial.
    • Height: 30 - 45 cm (1 - 1 1/2 ft).
    • Spread: 30 - 40 m (1 - 1 1/2 ft).
  • Notes: Hemiboea subcapitata may require protection from slugs and snails in some gardens.
How Much Sun
Light Shade
Eventual Size
Herbaceous - Small (less than 0.6m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Damp/Wet
Special Features
Flowers in Autumn, Rare and Unusual
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