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Lathraea clandestina

Purple toothwort

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite, purple
  • Leaf ColourWhite

Description

Lathraea clandestina (Purple toothwort). They will produce showy purplish flowers, The scale-like leaves are kidney-shaped and white.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are frost-hardy plants, they grow in moist but well-drained soil

Propagation

Seed when fresh in late summer.

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