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Glaucidium palmatum

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.4m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink purple-blue
  • Leaf ColourLight green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Glaucidium palmatum. This is a clump-forming perennial with a height and spread of 40cm. It has light green palmately lobed leaves with crinkly surfaces and irregularly toothed edges. The flowers are large cup-shaped with 4-petalled lilac or mauve flowers; they are borne in late spring and early summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

N Japan

Interest and use

Is excellent in woodland gardens.

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  • Glaucidium palmatum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilPeaty
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs damage is a problem

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