Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

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Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by mikhurram » April 16th, 2015, 3:07 pm

Marmalade Bush from South America is a shrub for all seasons. Known for profuse flowering once established it starts flowering in spring and carries on flowering in summer as well. Being drought tolerant this shrub require a well drained site and some shade protection from midday sun in our summer season in the plains. This shrub literally dazzle a landscape with red, yellow and orange flowers appearing simultaneously. Sourcing courtesy Adnan Sardar.

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by Izhar » April 16th, 2015, 3:27 pm

What is the speed of growth?

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by mikhurram » April 16th, 2015, 4:26 pm

Reasonably fast.

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » April 16th, 2015, 6:12 pm

and speed of death is also very fast.... :D :lol: :D :? :roll:

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by mikhurram » April 16th, 2015, 7:48 pm

This can be avoided by taking some cuttings as it tend to propagate easily through cuttings. Beats me why yours died ? Most likely water logging.

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » April 16th, 2015, 8:08 pm

For how long you have this plant? What is the size of flower?
please show a picture of complete plant in bloom.
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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by mikhurram » April 17th, 2015, 11:06 am

Brig Sahib,
This is an year old plant. Currently its establishing itself. The size is flower is small almost equal to size of a nail the pictures posted were of the first bloom. Images are of first bloom.

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Re: Marmalade Bush (Streptosolen jamesonii)

Post by khabbab » April 17th, 2015, 11:17 am

Hamad Ahmed Kisana wrote:and speed of death is also very fast.... :D :lol: :D :? :roll:
Alarming for me if it died with an expert like you. What was the soil media you used for this plant Kisana?
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