Lindelofia longiflora – Himalayan Lungwort 3 litres

This is the Himalayan Lungwort.

As far as we know we have the UK’s ONLY STOCK! We only have a few of them and they are very hard to propagate. This lovely perennial has intensely sharp electric blue flowers and is a member of the lungwort family.

They have blunt spreading petals and 5 short scales in the throat, typical of the Forget-Me-Not family flowers. It is softly hairy which I just love – this helps to conserve moisture from low rainfall as little droplets are captured on the hairs, leaves are heart-shaped to elliptic, 2-3 cm long. It is found in forests, damp rocks and is common in the Devdar forests around Shimla, at altitudes of 1800-3000 m. Flowering: March-May.

For every seed tray sowed I manage only 2 – 3 seedlings which are not easy to get out of their baby stage and into a 9cm pot – then because presumably I am not in the Himalaya’s they are not quick to develop – I did think this was due to the air quality “down here”…. Those I have I am now on good terms and they are all growing well.

 

£25.00

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