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Commonly known as Elephant's ears, Megasea
- Mature Size
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Deep-green leaves, 13-15cm (5-6in) long, are flushed red in winter.
Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Clump-forming perennial. Produces flowers on strong, red stems.
Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Good to know - repeat-flowers in cool summers.
Pests & Diseases
slugs, snails, caterpillars, vine weevil, leaf spot.
Place of origin
Bell/Lantern - bell-shaped to funnel-shaped 5-petalled flowers 1.5-2.5cm (½-1in) across
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
- 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