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House lime Overview
Genus with 6 perennial plants with distinctive foxglove-like flowers with 2 lips on terminal structures called racemes. These are a form of unbranched inflorescence with flowers produced from the tip on individual, short stems from a central stalk. Therefore the oldest flowers are located at the bottom of a flowering spike. Flowers are typically pink, white or a bicoloured combination and these often have patterned markings on the inner petal surfaces. Foliage is lobed or toothed, notably veined and covered in hairs.
Common problems with House lime
How to propagate House lime
Greenwood cuttings in late spring.
Other uses of House lime
Grown for their flowers and foliage.