Trachystemon orientalis growing herbaceous of the genus Trachystemon also known as Early-flowering borage or Abraham-Isaac-Jacob plant, Trachystemon orientalis perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant and groundcover plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 6-10a.
Leaves color green in heart shape.
Trachystemon orientalis flower
Flower color blue-purple star shape with 5 petals and big stamens, flowers looks like borage flowers and attract pollinators.
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Requirements for Trachystemon orientalis growing and care:
Moist soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant:
30-50cm, 12-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun (Not in hot summer)/ Half shade / Full shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Star shape with 5 petals and big stamens, color blue-purple flowers, flowers looks like borage flowers