Amethyst and Ruby Container Collection

A marvellous doorstep or large living table centre pot, in jewel-like colours and velvet textures. More
15 rooted cuttings 190548-15 £23.95

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A marvellous doorstep or large living table centre pot, in jewel-like colours and velvet textures. Exceptionally long-flowering even without deadheading - highly recommended.

This collection includes 5 rooted cuttings each of:
  • Calibrachoa 'Cabaret 'Red'
  • Cuphea llavea 'Torpedo'
  • Verbena 'Showboat Dark Violet'
Genus Calibrachoa, Cuphea, Verbena
Variety Aztec Blue Velvet, Cabaret Red, Torpedo
Type Half-Hardy Annual, Tender Perennial
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in spring after risk of frosts.
Care Tips Dead head regularly to prolong flowering.
Flowering June - October
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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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Alison

5 plants of the collection died. I have discussed this previously by email.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Gaynor

No problems and look good all summer

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Reviewed 18th September 2018 by Dorothea

Well packed and the plants are blooming marvellous!

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Reviewed 14th September 2018 by Sue

great show all summer and still going strong

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Lucy

These performed very poorly this summer they gave very little show and were a disappointing mix of colours.

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Reviewed 11th September 2018 by Ann

Good products. Hardly enough for this hot summer- 35degrees day after day in the south west facing garden

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Reviewed 4th September 2018 by Joan

Everything survived this hot summer, all were as good as last year, especially the cosmos

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Reviewed 4th September 2018 by Michele

They are beautiful and still flowering now. And the bees love them

Another disappointment

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Reviewed 23rd July 2018 by Andrew Hawkins-Kennedy

Grew well to start off with then terrible black fly. Used them as hanging baskets, my worst ever very annoying verification too!