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A large and spectacular feature plant with broad mainly burgundy red leaves with some dark green colouring. It is a tough and easy care plant which will be an eye catching feature in the garden, and is also brilliant for container growing. When it flowers it is even more striking, with a tall spike to 2 metres tall with creamy white flowers. Will tolerate sun but needs protection from hot sun, and also suits shade. Needs a well drained soil, and do not overwater.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: summer
The flowers are sweetly scented
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Clay: not specified.
Soil pH: 6.1-7.5
Rot in too wet conditions
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.