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PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violetPurple blue
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 with heart-shaped leaves 20cm (8in) long. Dense racemes of bell-shaped flowers on scapes 45cm (18in) tall.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesA great delicacy for slugs and snails! Vine weevil in pot grown plants. Possibly virus infectionsPlace of originGarden origin (Eric Smith, UK)
Leaf Colour (if not green)Blue
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilShelter from cold dry winds. Will not tolerate drought. Mulch annually in spring to keep in moisture.
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video