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The Dusky Lavender Collection | Perennial Plants | Sarah Raven

The Dusky Lavender Collection

We loved this delicate collection of perennials for picking from late-summer through the autumn.
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3 x 9cm pots

9 x 9cm pots

3 x 9cm pots (511530-3)

9 x 9cm pots (511530-9)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
1.5m (5ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
1.2m (4ft)
Cultivation
Grows best in well-drained / moist, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.

Description

We loved this delicate collection of perennials for picking from late-summer, through the autumn. The smoky pink saucer flowers of the anemone, with the fluffy clouds of thalictrum and spikes of agastache. It’s a perfect colour for a trio. They flower just when you need things to. Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 10-20 seconds and all last over a week in a vase.

This collection contains 1 or 3 plants each of:

Care Tips

Cut back in late autumn after flowering. Will grow in any garden soil, but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved. May need staking. Mulch around the base in spring.