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Haberlea rhodopensis (Rhodope haberlea)

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Haberlea rhodopensis

Other names

Rhodope haberlea

Genus

Haberlea Haberlea

Species

H. rhodopensis - H. rhodopensis is a dense, stemless, rosette-forming, evegreen perennial with ovate, coarsely scalloped, softly hairy, dark green leaves and umbels of nodding, trumpet-shaped, pale violet-blue flowers in spring and early summer.


Haberlea rhodopensis is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Rosette

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-blue, Violet in Spring; Violet, Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Haberlea rhodopensis (Rhodope haberlea) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moist, well-drained, humus-rich, gritty, acid to neutral soil in full/partial shade. Protect from winter wet & cold winds. Best planted in vertical rock crevices. Resents root disturbance. Can be grown under glass.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

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

Haberlea rhodopensis

Other names

Rhodope haberlea

Genus

Haberlea Haberlea

Species

H. rhodopensis - H. rhodopensis is a dense, stemless, rosette-forming, evegreen perennial with ovate, coarsely scalloped, softly hairy, dark green leaves and umbels of nodding, trumpet-shaped, pale violet-blue flowers in spring and early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Rosette

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-blue, Violet in Spring; Violet, Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Haberlea rhodopensis (Rhodope haberlea) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moist, well-drained, humus-rich, gritty, acid to neutral soil in full/partial shade. Protect from winter wet & cold winds. Best planted in vertical rock crevices. Resents root disturbance. Can be grown under glass.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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