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DeciduousOblong, wrinkled, mid-green leaves to 23cm (9in) long
BlueLavender coloured with white
HeightTo 1m (39in)
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Erect, many-branched perennial or biennial. Produces flowers to 3cm (1¼in) long with prominent stamens, on pink 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)
Partial shadeLight, dappled shade
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn S. sclarea var. turkestanica.Pests & DiseasesSlugs, snailsPlace of originEurope to central Asia.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapeRacemesTerminal racemes
Pruning groupPruning group 6Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.
RHS group 9 & 11
Scented PlantsScented foliage
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilModerately fertile
- 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
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Allergic reactions and pollen
- Plants which produce masses of pollen - to avoid
- Plants producing little pollen - relatively safe!
to 1m (39in)