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(Cutting Grown)

Cantua volcanica is a stunning little shrub native to Peru, where it is now endangered. Its purple/blue flowers peak in clusters throughout the cooler months but will often bloom during the warmer months too.


The plant prefers full sun and well-draining soil, and can grow up to 3-4' tall in rich soil. In leaner (succulent) soils it tends to stay a bit lower and has a more open look.


Flower Color: Purple

Bloomtime: Year-round

Height: 2-4 feet

Width: 2-4 feet

Exposure: Sun or Filtered Sun

Soil Type: Good Drainage

Cold Tolerance: 22-24f

Irrigation requirements: Low Once Established

Cantua volcanica

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    • MASMar 19
      Rated 5 out of 5 stars.
      Wonderful plant and excellent shopping experience

      I have lusted for this plant for a few years now. Waltzing Matilija is the first retail source I've found. Having purchased plants from this nursery before, I knew that the plant I ordered would be in excellent health. The entire online shopping process was simple and efficient. I arranged to pick up my plant in person, and when I did so, it was just as expected. Great plant for a dry garden, should be more widely grown. Thanks to Waltzing Matilija for making it available!

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