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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. Robust, softly-hairy stems. Oval to elliptic, dark-green leaves 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long, sometimes purple-tinged. Long-lasting flowers in terminal cymes 4-8cm (1½-3in) across.
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn. E. epithymoides. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.Pests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould.Place of originCentral and southern Europe, Turkey.
Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
When: Annually in early Spring.
RHS group 5, 6 & 7
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Toxic - Category B - CAUTIONSkin & eye irritantHarmful if eaten (People & Pets)
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
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