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Dipelta ventricosa

Dipelta ventricosa
Dipelta ventricosa
Dipelta ventricosa
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :


A notoriously difficult to propagate plant, Dipelta ventricosa was first introduced to the United Kingdom from Western China in 1904 and is still rare in cultivation. It is similar to Dipelta floribunda but has a darker, lilac-rose, pitcher-like flower with a dark golden-orange throat.

Dipelta ventricosa is a beautiful flowering shrub once established!

Supplied Size: Rootballed plant (approx 3 years old, 25 - 40 cm tall) - very limited availability this year

  • Position: Full Sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Dipelta ventricosa requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: Dark lilac-rose
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Dipelta ventricosa grows to be a large, branching, upright shrub.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (9 ft).


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