Dichorisandra thyrsiflora - blue ginger

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Lush tropical plant, very striking in full bloom with stunning vibrant cobalt-blue flower clusters quite unlike almost any other plant. The leaves have a metallic gold sheen when new and a bright purple reverse. Grown in Australia since 1857; and a gorgeous addition to any frost-free garden.

Dichorisandra thyrsiflora - blue ginger

APPEARANCE: Tropical plant from central and south America with broad glossy green leaves, clusters of bright purple-blue flower spikes during autumn.
USE FOR: Dramatic flowering borders. Suited to large containers.
CLIMATE : Protect from frost, keep above 5C.
PLANTING : Plant in well drained moist loamy soil in a partly shaded, sheltered position in the garden. Will grow in full sun but this may scorch leaves.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water regularly during dry periods. Cut back stems after flowering, fertilise with an organic fertiliser during spring.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5 - 2 m H x 1 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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