There are 250 species of solitary bee in the UK, which makes this the largest grouping of bee species in this country. These bees do not make honey, nor can…
Tolerant of hard pruning in the winter, if needed. Plant in a sunny position for best foliage colour.
Softwood cuttings in summer, by seed in autumn or by hardwood cuttings in winter, and specific cultivars by cuttings only. You can also take soft pith or hollow stems cuttings with wax.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Blackfly, glasshouse red spider mite and verticillium wilt.