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Commonly known as Gooseneck loosestrife
White flower spikes in summer on leafy, upright stems
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Deciduous - erect stems with narrowly ovate-lance-shaped, pointed leaves to 13cm (5in) long, mid-green above, pale green beneath.
Height - 90cm (36in)
Spread - 60cm (24in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - spreading, softly hairy rhizomatous perennial with erect stems. Produces saucer-shaped flowers 1cm (½in) across, in dense, tapering, terminal racemes 10-20cm (4-8in) long, pendent before the flowers open, becoming upright as they mature
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
Place of origin - China, Korea, Japan
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Link stakes plant supports are made from dark olive-green powder coated galvanised steel wire (up to 6mm thick), merge seemlessly into the background.
4 options from £28.00
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
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 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™.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.