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Commonly known as Himalayan spikenard
DeciduousLeaves to 1.2m (4ft) long with up to 27 narrowly oval leaflets
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Vigorous, clump-forming perennial with arching stems. Produces flowers in terminal panicles 1m (39in) long followed by purple-black fruits
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Full sunShelter from strong winds
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Additional FeaturesArchitectural interestExotic plantsPests & DiseasesAphids on soft flower stalksPlace of originKashmir, Nepal
(see photos above)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilModerately fertile. Humus-rich