Bomarea plants and species
Bomerea are a group of climbing plants that include : Bomarea caldasii , Bomarea edulis and Bomarea hirtella. These are a tuberous plant and B. caldasii is sometimes called the ‘Climbing Alstroemeria’.
The flowers tend to resemble the Alstroemeria however appear in large clusters and are a real show stopper when in full bloom.
Most unusual and rare, they have very colourful flowers that are produced in large clusters. They do need a mild winter or a sheltered position, and do not like to be disturbed. Flowers are mostly in the red tones.
B. Multiflora has large clusters of attractive orange flowers with deeper coloured spots, a better choice for cooler climates than others.
is a smaller growing species, excellent in a warm protected position in light shade.
These are a vigorous plant, however they are a little frost sensitive. So just cut them right back to ground level in winter
Available from the following nurseries
'Justly famous for rare and unusual plants' Don Teese
34 Mt Pleasant Rd Monbulk VIC 3793