Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

conference.cnps.org

Lycianthes rantonnei ‘Royal Robe’

Family: Solanaceae

Common name: BLUE POTATO BUSH

Synonym: Solanum rantonnetii royal robe

Native to: Argentina To Paraguay

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: arching

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 9.5 feet

Max width: 8 feet

Flower

blue/green, magenta/purple, secondary color present, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular

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