Iochroma (Iochroma cyaneum 'Plum Beauty')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 feet to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Poisonous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Rosy Purple
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested and contact with foliage may cause dermatitis.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Photo of the year, right here by dave Feb 1, 2013 12:33 AM 5
Iochroma by virginiarose Jan 31, 2013 12:07 PM 27

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