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PHLOMIS tuberosa

Violet flowers from JUN-JUL. Grows to around 3 feet tall
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2021
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - lightly hairy leaves to 25cm (10in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial. Whorls of flowers, more crowded towards the stem ends.
  • Tuberous
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - leafhoppers
  • Place of origin - Europe, central Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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