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Polemonium 'Blue Dove'

Botanical name: Polemonium pulcherrimum 'Blue Dove'
Family: Polemoniaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous ground cover.
Plant size: 25cm tall x 40cm wide with taller flowering spikes (to approximately 40cm tall)
Depth & spacing: Plant with crown at the soil surface and 40cm apart.
Watering: Keep soil moist for best results but once established, this plant is reasonably drought tolerant.
Frost tolerances: Frost hardy
Flowering time: Late Spring to Summer
Preferred soil: Well drained soils give the best results.
Preferred aspect: Full sun to part shade.
Ideal climates: Cold
Pruning: Tidy up and a cut back late in Autumn.
Fertilising: Feed annually in Spring with a general purpose fertiliser.
Uses & comments: This tough genus is well suited to rockeries, dry stone
walls and similar environments.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:38 AM
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