Colquhounia

Colquhounia spp.

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Genus containing approximately 5 evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs and subshrubs originating from the Himalayas, Southwest China and Malaysia. They evolved from thick scrubland. Foliage is toothed and produced oppositely, they do not tend to grow over 4m high. Flowers are produced on tall spikes. They appear tubular, 2-lipped, vivid orange-red and measure 2-5cm in length.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Loam, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Lamiaceae

Flower colour

Red
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