Lycianthes rantonnetii

Forming a whopping bush if you want it to, this plant in the potato family is sprinkled with constellations of large purple saucers all summer. More
1 x 3 litre pot, for spring/summer planting 511789-3L £25.95 Delivery mid June
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Forming a whopping bush if you want it to, this plant in the potato family is sprinkled with constellations of large purple saucers all summer. Before the frosts, bring it under cover if you can.

Genus Lycianthes (syn. Solanum)
Group/Species rantonnetii
Type Shrub
Common Name Blue Potato Bush
Border Position Container Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.4m (8ft)
Spacing 1.8m (6ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting May survive as a wall-shrub in very mild areas, or grow as a standard in a pot and take under cover for winter.
Care Tips Plants can withstand temperatures down to -10 degrees but best overwintered in a cool greenhouse or conservatory, with shade from the brightest sun and moderate humidity. Plants will require support.
Flowering July - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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