Common name: Xerophyta retinervis
Height at maturity: 2 meters
Plant type: perennial
Flowering: spring – summer
Flower color: blue or purple
Soil type: limestone
Watering: normal to copious
Use: in the garden, isolated, pot
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Superb perennial deciduous plant, it reaches 2 meters in height. She wears straight and tight.
The trunk called stem is covered with evergreen and fibrous leaves. The fragrant blue or mauve flowers appear in spring and much of summer.
This strain is tolerant of the harshest conditions like drought, low temperatures, and even fire.
This plant likes heavy rains and particularly appreciates calcareous soils.
A plant too rare in cuture which deserves that one is interested in it.