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Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum]

Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum]
Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum] Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum] Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum] Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum] Cochliostema jacobianum [odoratissimum]
Stock Number: 51918
Availability: In Stock
Family: Commelinaceae
Cultural Code: TGH what's this?

Remarkable Ecuadorian spiderwort mimics a giant fleshy Bromeliad with long succulent sheathing leaves (like a short Crinum) blushed purplish violet beneath. With maturity, produces showy heads of dark blue violet flowers with a dramatic white claw and red tipped sepals. Demands warm conservatory conditions. We send large established plants; however only three or four are available most years.

Quantities very limitied, only a few each season!

Family Commelinaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code TGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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