Delightfully compact variety with lightly variegated foliage, and intense purple flowers from the end of spring, attracting bees to your garden.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Flowering late spring to summer.
Height / Spread: 1m x 1m (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in)
In autumn, cut back any unwanted or damaged branches to a visible bud.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Trim to the desired shape after flowering removing any dead flower heads in the process.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: Ideal for borders, interesting foliage and flowers, attractive to bees.
History: Introduced at the national plant show in 2016.