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FABIANA imbricata f. violacea
Violet Pichi


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:: Solanaceae :: FABIANA :: imbricata :: f. violacea
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Main asset

Uncommon shrub, with unusual summer flowering, melliferous. Very good resistance to drought and sun.


The plant is also grown for medicinal purposes. Avoid excessively humid soils in winter, and protect from cold winds.

Erected shrub native from dry highlands of South America, resembling a heather. Its summer flowering shows small mauve tubular flowers.

  • Uses: Rockeries, borders

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: trained and flared
  • Height: 1 m x 1 m (3 ft x 3 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: June-July

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: scales
  • Foliage colour: light green
  • Flowers shape: tubulated
  • Flowers colour: pink


  • Soil type: drained, not calcareous
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 10 °C (14 °F - USDA zone 8a)