One of things that intrigues me this summer is the plants and trees that thrive in these hot dry conditions. Best of the lot in our garden right now is the…
They are fully to half hardy and will need an open, sunny position with fertile or rich, well drained soil. In spring remove thin growths from well established plants, leaving 5-7 strong shoots. If flower spikes are removed after they fade, a second flush may be produced in late summer provided plants are fed and watered well.
D.belladonna cultivators by divisions or basal cuttings of young shoots in spring.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Discomfort if ingested. Plant may also irritate the skin. Susceptible to slugs, snails and powdery mildew.