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Iochroma

Relatives of the Angel's Trumpets (Brugmansia), Iochromas are more refined with smaller leaves and brightly colored 1" to 3" tubular flowers that flare 1/2" to 1" wide at the tips, and come in large, densely flowered clusters. From Tropical So. America. Solanaceae.



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Iochroma Collection Iochroma Collection
Code: IOC3
Price: $23.95
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3 different; our choice (does not include Acnistus or Iochoma australe). Solanaceae

 
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Acnistus arborescens Acnistus arborescens
Code: 69134
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Wild Tree Tobacco, Hollowheart. Related to Iochroma. Uncommon small to medium sized tree, growing 10 to 20 feet high. Soft bark is beige, corky with deep vertical ridges and fissures. Try growing orchids, tillandsias and other epiphytes on it's limbs. Very small ¼th inch bell-shaped scented white flowers clustered on branches are followed by tiny orange tomato-like inedible fruits that are popular with birds. Plant has anticancer properties, but no nicotine derivatives, as common name would suggest. Subtropical, it will survive brief frosts. We're not sure of it's landscape value, but it might be of interest to collectors. Native to Central and South America and the Caribbean. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma australe Alba Iochroma australe 'Alba'
Code: 51865
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A white flowered form of the species. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma cyaneum Indigo Iochroma cyaneum 'Indigo'
Code: 51852
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Large clusters of rich deep violet flowers are especially striking. Flowers produced continuously. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma cyaneum Royal Blue Iochroma cyaneum 'Royal Blue'
Code: 51855
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Bright deep blue flowers in extra large, full clusters. Always in bloom. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma cyaneum Sky King Iochroma cyaneum 'Sky King'
Code: 51857
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Beautiful sky blue flowers in clusters. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Frosty Plum Iochroma 'Frosty Plum'
Code: 69135
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Similar to Iochroma 'Plum Beauty' but with an edge of white frosting to the large plum colored flowers. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma fuchsioides Iochroma fuchsioides
Code: 51860
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A beautiful and rare species with fiery red flowers in clusters and glossy green leaves. Lower growing, spreading habit. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma grandiflora Iochroma grandiflora
Code: 51862
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A beautiful species, with bright blue flowers, 3 inches long and flaring to 1 inch wide (the largest flowers of the iochromas). Good container plant, compact habit. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Plum Beauty Iochroma 'Plum Beauty'
Code: 51863
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Very large rosy purple flower clusters in abundance. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Purple Prince Iochroma 'Purple Prince'
Code: 90310
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Iochroma 'Purple Prince' is another new interspecies hybrid between Iochroma australe 'Alba' and Iochroma cyaneum. It has dark purple buds which open to long grape purple flowers with a wide flare. Flowers are larger than either parent. It has the long tubular flowers of I. cyaneum with the flaring bell shape from I. australe. So far the blooming habit seems to be to put out long stems with a large cluster at the tip followed by smaller weeping side shoots with smaller numerous clusters. Although trainable, this variety is very prolific and strong growing so needs more space than it's siblings. More wide growing than tall, lush and full. Much more trainable than pure I. cyaneum, this type can be trained to be low and spreading or trained up to be a tall specimen. Although similar to Iochroma 'Royalty', 'Purple Prince' grows many times larger. Exclusive. (Thompson) Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Princess Iochroma 'Princess'
Code: 90302
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Iochroma 'Princess' is a new interspecies hybrid between Iochroma australe 'Alba' and Iochroma cyaneum. It has the flaring bell shape flowers and small growth habit from I. australe. 'Princess' has a lovely shade of medium pink flowers. They are short but open to very wide flaring bells. So far the blooming habit seems to be to put out long stems with a large cluster at the tip followed by a myriad of smaller weeping side shoots covered with smaller clusters that totally engulf the plant. Blooms all year but most heavily in summer as do most iochromas. Does not go dormant in winter. Much more trainable than pure I. cyaneum, this type can be trained to be low and spreading. Very rare color on a very versatile plant. Exclusive. (Thompson) Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Ruby Red Iochroma 'Ruby Red'
Code: 80159
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Heavy clusters of ruby-red flowers adorn this beautiful hybrid, a chance seedling between Iochroma 'Royal Blue' and Iochroma 'Sunset. (Kartuz) Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Sunset Iochroma 'Sunset'
Code: 51861
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Large clusters of salmon orange to pink flowers all season long. Solanaceae

 
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Iochroma Wine Red Iochroma 'Wine Red'
Code: 51859
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Clusters of deep crimson flowers all season. Solanaceae

 
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