Capitanopsis brevilabra

The highly ornamental species is native to a small area in southeastern coastal Madagascar by Saint Lucie, in the humid coastal forest and there is threatened with habitat loss from deforestation and mining. Leaves are succulent, dark green and glossy and flowers are deep purple and showy, with a metallic shine.

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The highly ornamental species is native to a small area in southeastern coastal Madagascar by Saint Lucie, in the humid coastal forest and there is threatened with habitat loss from deforestation and mining. It grows  both in soil or epiphytically Leaves are succulent, dark green and glossy and flowers are deep purple and showy, with a metallic shine. It is easy to grow and it tolerates an occasional drought.

Capitanopsis brevilabra was formerly named Dauphinea brevilabra, because The port of Fort Dauphin is by its natural habitat in Saint Luce. 

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 70cm-100cm
Botanical family Lamiaceae
Light Sun
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Warmer Months
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Blue
Care Pot
Shape Succulents
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