Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple) - Plant
Description for Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple)
Spiny Barleria is a low spiny shrub, growing to 1 m high. Stems and branches are cylindrical and slightly tapering. Oppositely arranged oblong lancelike leaves are 3-6 cm long. Slender spines 2-3 cm, occur in leaf axils.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Yellow Throated Barleria||purple.||August-February||24-36 in||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant bulbs 1-Â½ 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
Special features: Yellow Barleria is a wild growing perennial,rather prostrate but sturdy.The leaves are alternate,rectangular,lanceolate,serrate and dark green in colour.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Unverified information A decoction of the root is prescribed in rheumatism and pneumonia. Leaves boiled in oil are used in eye and ear problems.