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VELTHEIMIA BRACTEATA

VELTHEIMIA BRACTEATA

Veltheimia bracteata
Member $12.95
A signature plant at Heronswood where it has naturalised under the deep shade of the Moreton Bay Fig in our Tropical Garden. Rarely offered in garden centres, the glorious pink flower spikes appear above glossy strap-like green leaves in spring. A tough South African that is perfect for highlighting dry, shaded areas of any garden. Suitable for anywhere hellebores and clivias thrive.
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PLANTS: PVEC
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas

Growing Information

Heat Zone 2 - N/A
Height To 45cm
Position in FULL SHADE/PART SHADE
Flowers Aug - Nov
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 9b - 11
Width To 30cm
Drought tolerant once established
HERBACEOUS/SEMI-DECIDUOUS
PINK flowers

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

VELTHEIMIA BRACTEATA

Veltheimia bracteata
Member $12.95
A signature plant at Heronswood where it has naturalised under the deep shade of the Moreton Bay Fig in our Tropical Garden. Rarely offered in garden centres, the glorious pink flower spikes appear above glossy strap-like green leaves in spring. A tough South African that is perfect for highlighting dry, shaded areas of any garden. Suitable for anywhere hellebores and clivias thrive.
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PLANTS: PVEC
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas
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