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Family: CaryophyllaceaeMain Season: SpringFlower Colour: MagentaLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: DeciduousPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 45cm to 60cm (18" to 2')Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H5 minimum -10C to -15CPot Size: 9cm
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Spires of bright magenta pink flowers in spring and early summer on this seemingly overlooked herbaceous perennial. Very hardy and easy to grow in ordinary soil in sun or light shade it gives a good display and has attractive seedheads too. 60cm.
With it's candelabra style of flower spikes it resembles one of the spring flowering candelabra Primulas - ideal for those who have too dry a garden to grow the primula!
Formerly Lychnis viscaria.
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nivea'£4.50
'Munstead White' Classic creamy white flowers over glaucous green foliage in spring. Easy in ordinary soil in sun or part shade, to 75cm.