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WhiteWith purple-shaded bracts.
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. Obovate (flat, egg-shaped, broadest above the middle), deeply lobed leaves, shiny above, to 1m (39in) long. Produces tubular, 2-lipped flowers 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long often on purple-tinted stems
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)
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Additional FeaturesArchitectural interestPests & DiseasesPowdery mildew.Place of originSouthwestern Europe, northwestern Africa.
Flower ShapeSpikesTo 1m (39in) tall
Garden Location/ConditionsBog garden
Soil ConditionsTolerates allWet or boggy soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
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