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DeciduousElliptic to oblong-lance-shaped leaves 6cm (2½in) long
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Robust perennial with erect, pale green stems. Leaves turn yellow and orange in autumn. Flowers are produced in terminal cymes to 15cm (6in) across.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritantThese plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould (Botrytis)Place of originSouthern Scandinavia to Spain to western Caucasus, western Asia, Russia (western Siberia)
Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
When: Annually in early Spring.
RHS group 5, 6 & 7
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
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