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Brahma Kamal, Saussurea Obvallata - Plant

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Description

Saussurea obvallata is a perennial growing to 0.3 m (1 ft). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by insects. Saussurea obvallata is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae. Flowers bloom in mid-monsoon (July–August) amongst the rocks and grasses of the hillside at an altitudinal range of 3700–4600 m.

Sr No. Item Name
1. Brahma Kamal, Saussurea Obvallata - Plant
2. 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Flower heads are purple, hidden from view in layers of yellowish-green papery bracts, which provide protection from the cold mountain environment.

The flowers can be seen from July through September, after which the above-ground portions of the plant die back, becoming visible again in April.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name King of Himalayan flowers, Sacred Saussurea, Brahma Kamal
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1 feet
Flower Colour Purple, yellowish-green bracts
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • Fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.

    Brahma Kamal care

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Brahma Kamal uses

    • The thick curved root of the plant is applied to bruises and cuts, as part of local medicine.
    • The flowers are used as offering in the hill temples, like the shrines of Badrinath.