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Asystasia gangetica, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

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 Asystasia gangetica
Family: Acanthaceae
Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose
Origin: India
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Asystasia gangetica can be used as a mass planting under large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade. It is also a good container plant. Leaves have been eaten as spinach by the local people.

This ground cover thrives in semi-shade and will also grow in sunny spots if it receives adequate moisture. It can be planted in any soil in the garden, but will do better if plenty of compost is added.

Propagate from cuttings taken after flowering or by removing rooted runners (small plants must be protected from frost).


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 Asystasia gangetica, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

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Asystasia gangetica, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

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Asystasia gangetica, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

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Marietta McGibbon
111-26 Corona Avenue, Corona, /queens, NY 11368
16 Jan 2016
I would like to request a Tropical Plant Catalogue free.
antigonum cajan
PR
USDA Zone:11
9 Feb 2009
This plant would enhance any garden. Particularly
in Puerto Rico. It is not sold in nurseries. It will make your garden, one of a signature kind, since only
those into collecting wild plants, seeds know of its beauty. From my perspective.


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Purple Primrose, Chinese Violet. Low growing perennial with pretty purple glowers, blooming throughout warm season. Can be used as a mass planting under large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade. It is also a good container plant. Leaves have been eaten as spinach in India.
This ground cover thrives in semi-shade and will also grow in sunny spots if it receives adequate moisture. It can be planted in any soil in the garden, but will do better if plenty of compost is added.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Pink N Good Daily Plant Food - Flower Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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$27.00

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Asystasia gangetica Alba - Ganges White Primrose

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White Primrose, Chinese Violet. Low growing perennial with pretty white glowers, blooming throughout warm season. Can be used as a mass planting under large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade. It is also a good container plant. Leaves have been eaten as spinach in India.
This ground cover thrives in semi-shade and will also grow in sunny spots if it receives adequate moisture. It can be planted in any soil in the garden, but will do better if plenty of compost is added.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Pink N Good Daily Plant Food - Flower Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/ 1 gal pot

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