How to grow Berkheya purpurea

Berkheya purpurea growing herbaceous of the genus Berkheya also known as  Purple berkheya, Berkheya purpurea perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.

Leaves color green in linear shape deeply lobed like mouth with teeth.

Flower color light purple to white, flowers grow on stems can be single flower or multiple flowers that grow in clusters.

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How to grow Berkheya purpurea growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Light purple to white flowers grow on stems can be single flower or multiple flowers that grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Berkheya purpurea

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