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HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Clump-forming perennial. Narrowly linear, rough-margined greyish-green leaves to 24cm (10in) long. Flower spikes usually one per crown
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
Full sunShelter from winds.
Additional FeaturesArchitectural interestGood to knowWinter cold induces floweringPests & DiseasesSlugsPlace of originCentral Asia, Iran, western Pakistan.
Flower ShapeRacemes15-30cm (6-12in) longSpikes
Soil ConditionsFree draining sandy soilFertile sandy loam, well drained. Mulch in autumn avoiding conical crown
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