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Commonly known as Lady's eardrops
(HEDGING) - dainty red & purple flowers, excellent in exposed conditions
Good to know - syn. F magellanica 'Riccartonii'
Pests & Diseases - whiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould, rust.
Place of Origin - Chile, Argentina.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height - 2m (6ft)
Spread - 1 - 2m (3-6ft)
Deciduous - dark-green leaves with a slight bronze sheen.
Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
Fertile moist well-drained soil
1 - 2m (3-6ft)
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
SB Plant Invigorator
This is a non-biological non-chemical plant insecticide and mildewcide. Works against the physical motion of the insect. Perfect for all plants and edible crops.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.