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Common Name: Furry Kittens, Pussy Ears
Plant Family: Commelinaceae
AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020
Suggested Use: HouseplantSeason of Interest: All year roundPosition/ Situation: Shady spot indoors/under glassSun/ Shade: Part ShadeFlower Colour: BlueLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: very low (less than 1ft)Habit/Shape: TrailingEvergreen: YesRHS Award of Garden Merit: YesHardiness/minimum temperature: Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
A neat, creeping little houseplant with small slightly hairy leaves. Small, fluffy blue flowers in winter spring. Ideal for a windowsill which is not too sunny. Can also be grown in a hanging basket where it will trail. Water sparingly in winter.
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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);
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
A rarely offered slightly tender perennial for a sunny border. Long flowering and good for bees!
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Rarely offered, this US native produces masses of pale mauve - pink flowers very late in the year, a much appreciated source of food for bees and butterflies. 9 cm pots.
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