How to grow Blue potato bush

Blue potato bush growing shrub‎ of the genus Lycianthes also known as Lycianthes rantonnetii, Blue potato bush short perennial evergreen annual used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in tropics, subtropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Blue potato bush flowers

Flower color purple or blue the inner part is yellow the flower grow funnel-shaped flowers, the fruit poisonous

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How to grow Blue potato bush growing and care:

Rich soil, moist

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
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 / Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple or blue the inner part is yellow the flower grow funnel-shaped flowers

Scientific name:

Lycianthes rantonnetii

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