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Tripterospermum He He He 220

SKU: trheh-E/5/18
Unusual climbing gentian from japan with lilac-purple flowers.
Family: Gentianaceae
Flower Colour: Lilac
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, acid soil
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Pot Size (UK Only): 9 cm square
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
Price: £6.00
Lilac purple tubular flowers on climbing or trailing stems in summer.
Tripterospermum He He He 220
Lilac purple tubular flowers on climbing or trailing stems in summer.
Tripterospermum He He He 220
lilac tubular flowers and soft green lanceolate foliage.
Tripterospermum He He He 220
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Product Details
An climbing plant from Japan which will climb trellises and other supports by twining around. From the Gentian family this plant grows to around 90 cms or so and will keep it's leaves in a mild winter. Flowers are borne in mid to late summer and are a shade of lilac-purple, the whole plant being in flower for maybe 6 weeks.
 Collected by Henrik Zetterlund of Gothenburg Botanic Gardens.
 Picture is of T. japonicum of which this is very similar.