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Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose

Asystasia gangetica


This is an attractive, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous groundcover that grows from 300 mm to 600 mm in height. The stems root easily at the nodes. Leaves are simple and dark green. It produces a cream-coloured flower with tessellated purple markings on the palate (lower petal of the corolla) in spring and summer. Flowers are produced over a long period and are followed by capsules with brown seeds. It is semi-hardy, and young plants require protection in areas of heavy frost. In tropical areas it can grow rampantly.


This plant is quite common to the tropics region

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1 Comment

OnengDyah 7 years ago

Pretty..nice pic..

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Spotted on Aug 31, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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