Browallia speciosa

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Browallia speciosa

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » May 7th, 2014, 5:39 pm

Botanical Name Browallia speciosa
Family olanaceae
Genus Browallia
Specie speciosa
Common Name bush violet,amethyst flower ,sapphire flower
Life Cycle Perennial
Fragrant or Not no
Category(Bush/Vine/Tree) small shrub
Height 6-12 in.
Spacing 9-12 in.
Flowering Months late spring,summer,fall
Flower Color Blue-Violet,white is also available
Growing Areas All hot areas of pakistan
Frost Tender yes
Exposure Light Shade
Soil pH neutral
Propagation cutting
Uses ground cover
Other Details Bush violet is a shrubby, woody based perennial of the nightshade family that is native to tropical South America.A true shade lover, Browallia charms the darkest corners of the garden with its deep green foliage and dainty white, blue or purple flowers. tidy mounding plant, it's great in containers or planted as edging in a neat row at the front of the border.it starts blooming from april and continues till october.
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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by M Farooq » May 8th, 2014, 10:07 am

Very nice colours! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by Munir » May 8th, 2014, 9:53 pm

Two more pics:
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Hamad Ahmed Kisana
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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » May 9th, 2014, 8:11 am

thanks munir sb you have a beautiful plant.

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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by Rohail Asad » May 9th, 2014, 4:21 pm

Its attractive.

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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by khabbab » November 24th, 2014, 10:50 am

Beautiful flower indeed.
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Re: Browallia speciosa

Post by jdashraf » May 10th, 2015, 12:53 pm

I have also added last three pictures from my collection..
Javed Ashraf.

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