Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'


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Hardy perennial

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Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'

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Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop' bears clusters of exotic-looking, trumpet-like white flowers from early to midsummer. The bold, divided leaves of this attractive plant form a backdrop for the large, showy blooms. It's ideal for adding an exotic touch to a sunny herbaceous border, and is also suitable for growing in a container on a sunny patio. 

For best results grow Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop' in moist but well-drained soil, in a sunny spot. In colder regions it may need protecting from frost – alternatively grow in in pots which you can move indoors in autumn.

Family: Bignoniaceae

Genus: Incarvillea

Species: delavayi

Cultivar: Snowtop

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 50cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: October to March

Time to divide plants: March to April

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