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BALLOTA

Commonly known as Horehound

Genus of 30-35 species of clump- or mat-forming perennials and evergreen subshrubs from rocky and waste ground in the Mediterranean, Europe and western Asia.

B. pseudodictamnus, the most commonly available, is often described as the loveliest of greys.

The genus is represented in the UK by B. nigra, black horehound, an unpleasant-smelling plant common in waste places and at roadsides.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Subshrubs.
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Aromatic leaves are sometimes unpleasantly so.

Buy Varieties of BALLOTA

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BALLOTA pseudodictamnus

BALLOTA pseudodictamnus

False dittany, Shrubby horehound

(Pseudodictamnus mediterraneus) - grey-green foliage, pink flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

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
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

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)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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™.
Only £7.50

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