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Return to This Plant's Category:  Iochroma

Iochroma 'Royalty'
Iochroma Royalty



Code: 90304

Price: $11.95


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Family: Solanaceae

Iochroma 'Royalty' is a new interspecies hybrid between Iochroma australe 'Alba' and Iochroma cyaneum. It has the wide flaring bell shape flowers from I. australe on a larger growing shrub that doesn't go dormant. 'Royalty' lives up to its name with royal purple flowers in profusion. Nearly black buds open to wide flaring dark purple, nearly black flowers in good light. May fade to more grape coloring in low light areas. Flower color can be subjective in iochromas since they seem to change color with light intensity or duration. 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 numerous smaller clusters. Much more trainable than pure I. cyaneum, this type can be trained to be low and spreading or trained upright. It is a smaller grower compared to the other interspecies hybrids of its type. Exclusive. (Thompson)

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(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
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(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
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(W) Winter
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