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Involucrata

Native to Japan, this species forms a small shrub with dull green bristly leaves and stems, bearing at their tips, small mauve flowers opening from buds encased in six downy bracts (involucrate) which fall off as the flower opens.  The cultivar Hortensis was bred to have pretty double pink flowers. Further breeding has now produced even better forms with larger and deeper coloured double flowers.

involucrata   Sieb

involucrata Sieb

  Bed G: Plant 03 The name means surrounded with bracts and refers to the flowers. A small...

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