Lovely creamy white tail-like flowers on upright stems in the early summer and is similar to Astilbe.
Green, fern-like leaves that turn red or yellow in colder weather.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is an early butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.
It is extremely hardy and is easy provided the soil is not too dry. Is also happy in heavy or clay soils.
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Common names: Dwarf Korean Goat’s Beard.
Originates from Korea.
The best position in the garden:
Semi shade or shade, but can also grow okay in the sun provided the soil isn’t dry.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small space at the front of a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also likes heavy and clay soils.
How much moisture:
Normal or moist.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off off flowers.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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