Heterocentron elegans

Heterocentron elegans

 - comm. Spanish Shawl; syn. Centradenia 'Cascade'

A popular plant - thriving in full sun and partially shady positions. Rewards with bright pink flowers on a gloriously rich toffee-coloured foliage throughout summer. Native to Mexico.

Price: 37.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Clump Forming

Flowering Time:

May - August

Height x Spread:

30 x 20 cm

Available to Order:

February - June

Recommend Sales:

N/A

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Spanish Shawl; syn. Centradenia 'Cascade'

Narrative Description:

A popular plant - thriving in full sun and partially shady positions. Rewards with bright pink flowers on a gloriously rich toffee-coloured foliage throughout summer. Native to Mexico.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun or partial shade in free draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A versatile plant to be placed in the bed, border or container.

Accreditations /
Awards:

New to the Catalogue

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Clump Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 20 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

purple

Foliage Colour:

brown/bronze

Flowering Time:

May - August

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

MELASTOMATACEAE

Genus:

Heterocentron

Species:

elegans

Alternative Names:

comm. Spanish Shawl; syn. Centradenia 'Cascade'

Category:

Summer Patio Flowering

Recommended Pot Sizes:

Pot Spacing:

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

0 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

Feeding Frequency:

Recommended pH:

Growth Regulation PGR:

Temperature During Production:

Temperature During Transport:

Availability

Available for Delivery:

February - June

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:18/2428/24
Qty:78

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (5.8)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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