Globularia cordifolia description
Blue, fluffy flowers in the summer.
The evergreen foliage is a good shiny green.
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.
Good for the front of a border, an alpine bed, rock garden or in a tub and is straightforward in well drained soil.
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Common name: Heart-Leaved Globe Daisy.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
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.
Sometimes the stems and leaves get blackened – cut these off.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 25 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 16 plants per square metre.
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