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Commonly known as Beard tongue
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Height - 90cm (36in)
Spread - 45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - large-leaved perennial. Produces flowers 5-7cm (2-3in) long.
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 - - wildlife plant - bees. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Leave foliage through winter for protection.
Pests & Diseases - chrysanthemum eelworm, powdery mildew
Place of origin - garden origin. 1932. UK. J. Forbes, Hawick, Scottich Borders
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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