Viola 'Belmont Blue'

violet (syn. Viola Boughton Blue)

2 litre pot £7.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to August
  • Flower colour: violet-blue
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Pretty violet-blue blooms are produced from May to August amongst fresh green, oval leaves. The large flowers have a slight veining and fine dark rays on the paler lower petals. Orginally called 'Broughton Blue', this vigorous variety looks gorgeous when used as a groundcover under roses or other deciduous shrubs.

  • Garden care: To minimise the risk of fungal diseases always use new, sterilised compost for container plants. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

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striped bloody cranesbill

Long-flowering, compact and drought-tolerant

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Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

wormwood

Silvery, aromatic foliage

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Polypodium vulgare

common polypody

Native evergreen fern. Very versatile!

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Verbascum phoeniceum 'Violetta'

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Spires of papery purple blooms

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How to get more flowers

How to get more flowers

Many flowering plants can be encouraged to produce better and longer-lasting displays with the minimum of effort. A plant produces flowers in order to reproduce and ensure the survival of the species. Once a plant has flowered and fertilisation has taken

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