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Rumex patientia

Herb patience

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Features

  • Growth HabitClump
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Rumex patientia (Herb patience). A member of the Dock family; it grows wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Herbaceous

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Attracts butterflies

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will thrive in full sun with moderately fertile, well-drained soil. You can propagate from seeds which should be sown in spring or by division in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate from seeds sown in spring or by division in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and aphids could cause damage.

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