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Botanical name: C. portenschlagiana.
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Size (H x W): 15cm x 30-45 cm spread
Flowering time: Spring to mid Summer.
Plant: With crown at soil level & 45cm apart
Soil type: Moist, well drained & fertile. However, generally very tolerant and will grow in dry, poor soils. Heat tolerante, this makes them excellent for growing over stone walls and in rockeries.
Position: Full sun. Will tolerate light shade.
Fertilising details: 1 handful blood and bone per sq. meter annually
Preferred climates: Cool to temperate
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
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