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EvergreenOvate, toothed, spiny, dark-green leaves 5cm (2in) long, heart-shaped at the base.
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. Flowers 3cm (1¼in) long with sharply- pointed silver-white bracts to 4cm (1½in) long.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)Borderline
Full sunProtect from winter wet.
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Additional FeaturesEndangered in the wildThese plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.VulnerableGood to knowWildlife plant - insects, butterflies.Pests & Diseasesroot rot, slugs, snails, powdery mildew.Place of originMorocco
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
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