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Wigandia urens

Wigandia urens

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

3m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Wigandia urens Overview

This species is a perennial growing to 5m with stinging hairs. The large leaves are 30cm. The flowers are funnel-shaped and purple. It is native to Peru.

Common problems with Wigandia urens

How to propagate Wigandia urens

Cuttings

Propagation is by seeds or softwood cuttings in the spring.

Seed

Other uses of Wigandia urens

Grown for their flowers and foliage.

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