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Crambe cordifolia | Sarah Raven

Crambe cordifolia

A huge froth of scented white flowers for most of summer, creating a #Mecca for butterflies and bees.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

Delivery:

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - July
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
cordifolia
Common name
Greater Sea Kale
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
1.2m (4ft)
Cultivation
Plant out in autumn or early spring, choose a spot in full sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil. Deep-rooted and not well-suited to growing in containers. Dislikes being moved so plant out in final poistion.

Description

A huge froth of scented white flowers for most of summer. It looks like a cloud has landed in your garden to create a Mecca for butterflies and bees.

Care Tips

Cut down to the ground in autumn and apply a generous mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost around the plant in spring.