Solanum rantonnetti Blue and White Patio Bush Standard
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Solanum rantonnetti Blue and White Patio Bush Standard

Once seen, never forgotten - a simply stunning addition to your patio this summer.
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  • Two different-coloured plants, skilfully grown together into a blue and white, standard bush
  • Award winning and hardy down to -5C, this member of the tomato family is often used as an alternative for the Mediterranean Bougainvillea with excellent, garden-worthy results
  • Perfect for growing in the conservatory or outside on the patio in summer
  • Easy to grow and maintain, a simple clip is all that is needed after flowering
  • Supplied as an established standard shrub, 75cm tall including pot, ready to go onto your patio
  • Two different-coloured plants, skilfully grown together into a blue and white, standard bush
  • Award winning and hardy down to -5C, this member of the tomato family is often used as an alternative for the Mediterranean Bougainvillea with excellent, garden-worthy results
  • Perfect for growing in the conservatory or outside on the patio in summer
  • Easy to grow and maintain, a simple clip is all that is needed after flowering
  • Supplied as an established standard shrub, 75cm tall including pot, ready to go onto your patio

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The blue potato bush, Solanum rantonnetti, is an arching, normally evergreen shrub with colourful, funnel-shaped flowers. Normally blue flowered, it's also found in a white form, our growers have taken both and skilfully combined them into a single, ornamental standard patio bush.

Covered in an eye-catching cloak of the deepest violet and brightest white flowers, this member of the tomato family is often used as an alternative for the Mediterranean Bougainvillea with excellent, garden-worthy results.

Holder of a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be assured that this striking standard shrub will perform beautifully in your garden. Hardy down to -5C, Perfect for growing in the conservatory or outside on the patio in summer, this perfectly formed standard bush is easy to keep and maintain, just needing an annual clip and winter protection to keep it looking beautiful.

Supplied as an established standard shrub, 75cm tall including pot, ready to go onto your patio.

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Item 510630 supplied as:
Supplied as an established standard shrub, 75cm tall including pot, ready to go onto your patio.

Plant Care Information

RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Water regularly, making sure that the soil does not dry out completely between waterings.

Care Information

  • Best in full sun with some shade during the hottest part of the day
  • Trim back to encourage new and bushy growth after flowering to keep the shape of the shrub
  • When potting on, use a soil-based compost (JI No. 2) and provide plenty of light
  • Water frequently in the summer, and do not allow the plant to dry out
  • Plants may need staking
  • Feed every 2-3 weeks, from mid spring to early autumn, with a general-purpose fertiliser
  • Protect from frost

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
100 cm
75 cm
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