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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 melittis plant in 2 litre pot £9.99 Out of Stock
1 melittis plant in 1 litre pot £9.99 Out of Stock
2 melittis plants in 1 litre pots £15.98 Out of Stock
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
An unusual woodland perennial, Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' forms stands of tall stems with large green leaves. Each stem is clothed with orchid-like white and purple flowers throughout late spring and early summer, which are attractive to bees. A perfect addition to herbaceous borders, woodland gardens and wildlife gardens this informal herbaceous perennial is fully hardy and easy to grow in a shady spot. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Wildlife Gardens, Cottage Gardens, Woodland Garden


dappled shade

70cm (28in)

50cm (20in)

1 Melittis Plant In 2 Litre Pot (V59097)
1 Melittis Plant In 1 Litre Pot (V59644)
2 Melittis Plants In 1 Litre Pots (V59645P)

Flowering Months
Melittis plants are low maintenance and require little attention throughout the season. Overcrowded clumps should be divided in spring to maintain their vigour.
Melittis plants thrive in any, well drained soil in partial or dappled shade. Melittis dislikes excessively dry soil.


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