(False Sinningia) An unusual ground cover perennial growing well in woodland areas, this has large, dark green leaves and lovely tubular flowers with a pink spotted throat in autumn.
Best for a position in dappled to partial shade.
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An unusual ground cover perennial growing well in woodland areas, this has large, dark green leaves and lovely tubular flowers with a pink spotted throat in autumn. Will gradually spread and creep through the soil.
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 strigosa 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 & Pink
- 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 strigosa 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