Commonly known as Burning bush, Dittany

Dittany, or Burning Bush, as the whole plant can become covered a glue-like volatile oil which can be ignited resulting in a flash in hot weather.

Genus of one species of woody-based perennial with several geographical variants.

Widely spread in open woodland, dry grassland and rocky sites in central and southern Europe and from southern and central Asia to China and Korea.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennial. 5-petalled flowers with projecting stamens.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Flowers and unripe fruit produce an aromatic, volatile oil which may be ignited in hot weather. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Central and southern Europe, southern Asia, China, Korea.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Severely toxic to skin with sunlight
    (People & Pets)

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Burning bush, Dittany, Fraxinella

white flower spikes

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