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£6.99  Trachystemon orientalis - 3Ltr    


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Trachystemon orientalis - 3Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Poor/dry
Soil PH: Alkaline Acid
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Hardiness  Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.
(Early-flowering borage, Abraham-Isaac-Jacob)
Family Boraginaceae
Originating from Eastern Europe

An invaluable plant for deep shade, even dry shade, Trachystemon produces starry blue flowers in spring followed by good sized heart-shaped, wavy-edged leaves, sometimes up to a foot long.
Not a show stopper but handsome enough and does a superb job of suppressing weeds and growing where nothing else stands a chance, like the base of trees.
Grow in dry soil in shade/part shade. In rich moist soil it can be invasive.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 45cm

Spread 60cm
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