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HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Clump forming perennial. Robust, softly-hairy stems. Oval to elliptic, dark-green leaves 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long, sometimes purple-tinged. Long-lasting flowers in terminal cymes 4-8cm (1½-3in) across.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
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 FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.Pests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould.Place of originCentral and southern Europe, Turkey.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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 soilHumus-rich.Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
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