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Trumpet Spurflower in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Rabdosia longituba

 

Trumpet Spurflower

The stems of the clumping Rabdosia longituba rise throughout the summer, reaching 2' tall by early autumn when they are topped with 1' long, airy panicles containing hundreds of pendent, purple tubes. This is a woodland perennial.

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plant Features
  • Trumpet Spurflower likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Trumpet Spurflower likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Trumpet Spurflower is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Trumpet Spurflower likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
plant information

Common name

Trumpet Spurflower

Latin name

Rabdosia longituba

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Lamiaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Trumpet Spurflower likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Trumpet Spurflower is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Trumpet Spurflower likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Trumpet Spurflower likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Trumpet Spurflower is 0.50meters x 1.00meters 0.50 M 1.00 M

Rabdosia longituba

The stems of the clumping Rabdosia longituba rise throughout the summer, reaching 2' tall by early autumn when they are topped with 1' long, airy panicles containing hundreds of pendent, purple tubes. This is a woodland perennial.


Flowering Season

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Stems form bearing numerous blue trumpet shaped flowers from early autumn providing a splash of colour to a woodland setting

 

Planting Outdoors Autumn

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Plant pot grown specimens in early autumn adding plenty of well rotted manure or proprietary compost. Water well and keep moist until established.

 
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