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Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes. The nursery and gardens are open 10.00 to 16.00 everyday, all are welcome.

PHLOMIS purpurea 'Alba'

Grey-green leaves and fragrant white flowers
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Available again from summer 2021 -
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2021
  • Evergreen - woolly shoots and lance-shaped, leathery, grey-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, hairy above and woolly beneath
  • White - 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - upright shrub. Produces tubular, hooded flowers in dense, axillary whorls
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - leafhoppers
  • Place of origin - Spain, Portugal
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Pruning group 6 - Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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Phlomis - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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