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Brown or black
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. Lance-shaped, entire, grey-green basal leaves to 15cm (6in) long. Solitary flowers to 8cm (3in) across.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Full sunDo not over water
SCABIOSA caucasica 'Chile Black'
- Mature Size
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- Goes Well With
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originCaucasus, northern Turkey, northern Iran.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilNeutral to alkaline soil
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