Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple) - Plant
Description for Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple)
Mountain Barleria is an erect herb found in the mountains of Western Ghats. Leaves are oblong-elliptic, attenuated into the leaf-stalk. Leaves may be a little bristly on the margin. Beautiful rose-purple flowers appear singly in leaf axils. Flower tube is very long, with the throat conically dilated into the flower limb with 5 petals. Bracteoles are linear. Larger sepals are equal, elliptic.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|mountain barleria, dongari koranti, kolista.||Purple||September-October.||24-36 in||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant bulbs 1Â½ to 5 times their own depth. Where winters are severe, make sure there is at least 3 inches of soil covering the bulb.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||30Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Barleria Montana
- Apply a low-nitrogen, high-potash fertilizer after flowering if bulbs are not performing.
- Water late-flowering daffodils in dry spring weather (flowers may abort in dry conditions).
Typical uses of Barleria Montana
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Whole plant used for urinary and paralytic affections, rheumatism, jaundice, hepatic obstruction and dropsy.
Paste of roots is applied to boils and glandular swellings etc.
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