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BALLOTA pseudodictamnus

Commonly known as False dittany, Shrubby horehound

Grey-green foliage, pink flowers
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

  • Evergreen - furry, yellowish grey-green leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - mound-forming subshrub with sparsely branched, erect, woody-based stems. Produces 2-lipped flowers 1.5cm (½in) long with open, funnel-shaped, pale green calyces 2cm (¾in) wide.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy 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 sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Europe, western Asia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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