Symphytum Hidcote Blue

£4.50

In late spring-early summer, S ‘Hidcote Blue’ produces branching stems which unroll croziers of red buds changing to blue and white tubular flowers. One of the best ground covering plants but difficult to irradicate once established.

Position: Shade/part shade
Soil: Moisture retentive
Rate of growth: Quick
Flowering period: Spring
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 1L
Eventual height and spread: 18″ x 3ft

 

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Product Description

In late spring-early summer, S ‘Hidcote Blue’ produces branching stems which unroll croziers of red buds changing to blue and white tubular flowers. One of the best ground covering plants but difficult to irradicate once established.

Symphytum ‘Hidcote Blue’ is a herbaceous perennial with large, wrinkled, mid-green leaves and dangling clusters of small, funnel-shaped blue flowers in mid spring. It makes effective ground cover in damp, shady areas, but spreads rapidly by underground rihizomes and can become invasive.
Position: Shade/part shade
Soil: Moisture retentive
Rate of growth: Quick
Flowering period: Spring
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 1L
Eventual height and spread: 45 x 90cm