Stroblianthes attenuata

This a relatively unknown plant but excellent for a summer border. It has tall stems topped with deep, ultra-violet hooded blooms. More
1 x 9cm plant 511366-1 £7.95 Delivery mid May
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3 x 9cm plants 511366-3 £21.95 Delivery mid May
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This is a relatively unknown plant but excellent for a summer border. It has tall stems topped with deep, ultra-violet hooded blooms with a luminescent quality that appear to glow at dusk. Will self-seed freely into awkward spots.

Genus Stroblianthes
Group/Species attenuata
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Pointed Persian Sheild
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Give this plant the space it deserves, since it will develop into a mass of branches towards the end of summer, all covered in blue hooded flowers.
Care Tips Do not let soil around the roots dry out.
Flowering June - August
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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