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DeciduousMatt, dark-green leaves 3-7cm (1-3in) long.
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 numerous stems of long-lasting, narrowly funnel-shaped flowers with 5 spreading petal lobes. Willowy leaves turn yellow in autumn
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)
Partial shadeHappiest in dappled shade where the colour is enhanced.
- Mature Size
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesNone.Place of originEastern USA.
Flower ShapePaniclesCyme-like panicles of flowers 1-2cm (½-¾in) acrossStar-shaped
Garden Location/ConditionsWoodland gardenLightly shaded
(see photos above)
(see photos above)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilMoist soil prefered but will take some dry spells
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(People & Pets)
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- 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
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video