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Height - to 2m (6½ft)
Spread - 1m (3ft)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - woody-based perennial with mid-green leaves 15-20cm (6-8in) long. Each leaf has 2 pairs of inversely heart-shaped leaflets with rounded stipules to 4cm (1½in) across veined purple and diffused reddish purple. Racemes of 3-10 pea-like flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across are produced in early and mid-autumn.
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
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)
Additional Features - Good to know - can be grown in a container and moved outside in summer.
Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails.
Place of origin - mountains of Mexico and the Andes.
Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Autumn
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - mulch in winter in frost-prone sites.
Amicia - Care Guide
Herbaceous Plants - Video Collection
- 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
- 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
to 2m (6½ft)
Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Tall circular wire plant support
The Harrod tall circular plant supports add sculptural structure to any border, ideal for plants such as dahlias, delphinium, lupin, penstemon, shrub roses, hollyhocks, poppies and foxgloves.
6 options from £36.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.