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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. Lustrous leaves 20cm (8in) long with a muted gold cast. Large, pale lavender flowers on scapes 85cm (34in) tall.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Full sunWill tolerate sun in moist soil.
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowA descendant from the fragrant H. plantaginea.Pests & DiseasesA great delicacy for slugs and snails! Vine weevil in pot grown plants. Possibly virus infectionsPlace of originGarden origin (North Carolina, USA)
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilShelter from cold dry winds. Will not tolerate drought. Mulch annually in spring to keep in moisture.
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