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Return to This Plant's Category:  Iochroma

Iochroma 'Queen'
Iochroma Queen



Code: 90303

Price: $11.95


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Family: Solanaceae

Iochroma 'Queen' is a new interspecies hybrid between Iochroma australe 'Alba' and Iochroma cyaneum. It has dark lavender pink buds which open to long lavender pink flowers that fade to pure pink. This is the closest an Iochroma has come to a true pink. Flowers are larger than either parent. It has the long tubular flowers of I. cyaneum with a slight 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. Flower color can be subjective in iochromas since they seem to change color with light intensity or duration. 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. Exclusive. (Thompson)

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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