Petrocosmea iodioides

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Inflorescence Height: 3-4 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr alpine house, YorkshireDate: 2017-10-05
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