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Commonly known as Colewort
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Height - 2.5-3.0m (8-10ft)
Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming perennial. Forms a mound of long-stalked, puckered, bristly dark-green leaves to 35cm (14in) or more across. Flowers are carried on long stems and form a frothy mass similar to gypsophila but with a sweet scent.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees.
Pests & Diseases - clubroot
Place of origin - southern Russia.
Flower Shape - Panicles - - many-branched panicles to 1.5m (5ft) across
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - shelter from cold winds.
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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