Clematis listings Climbing Plants Rambling Roses Tender shrubs, perennials and Bulbs Events and Plant sales About the garden with pictures Location Map and directions Terms and conditions for mail order customers page of assorted links Return to Home page

Bomarea edulis syn hirtella

Herbaceous twining climber, flowers all summer long, the flowers are carried in bunches and are soft salmon and yellow outside and lime green with black spotting inside. Related to the Alstroemeria's,  Bomarea edulis (syn hirtella) does well in a pot but will grow in any soil in full light and is hardy in  most of England, the tubers being safely below ground in winter.

 

Back to catalogue

NEXT

PREVIOUS

 

 

 

 

 

The seed pods are also attractive late in the year when they split to reveal bright orange red seeds

Bomarea edulis seeds
These plants can be grown for there edible tubers and lined out in the veg garden where they can look quite spectacular on mass
Bomarea edulis