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Fabiana imbricata (Violet pichi)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fabiana imbricata

Other names

Violet pichi

Genus

Fabiana Fabiana

Species

F. imbricata f. violacea - F. imbricata f. violacea is a medium evergreen shrub with small, tubular, pale purple flowers.


Fabiana imbricata is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

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General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Fabiana imbricata (Violet pichi) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in poor to moderately fertile soil in shelter from cold drying winds. May become chlorotic on shallow, chalky soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Fabiana imbricata

Other names

Violet pichi

Genus

Fabiana Fabiana

Species

F. imbricata f. violacea - F. imbricata f. violacea is a medium evergreen shrub with small, tubular, pale purple flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fabiana imbricata (Violet pichi) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in poor to moderately fertile soil in shelter from cold drying winds. May become chlorotic on shallow, chalky soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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when to re pot

can you tell me when to re pot my Fabiana imbricata, I have recently bought it but think it might need to go into a bigger potthankyou read more

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