0131 445 4698

Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details

 

Luzula nivea is a slowly spreading evergreen perennial forming a loose clump of narrow, dark green leaves to 30cm long, with lax clusters of small, shiny white flowers in early and mid-summer on stems to 60cm tall.

 

Hardiness

H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

 

Aspect

North-facing or East-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

 

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained soil

 

Soil

Clay, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

 0.5 – 1 metres

Ultimate spread

 0.1- 0.5 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 2 – 5 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in poor to moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist soil in partial to deep shade; tolerant of sun if soil remains reliably moist

 

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown in containers outdoors in spring or autumn; divide between mid-spring and early summer

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Cottage & Informal Garden

 

How to care

Pruning

No pruning required

 

Pests

Generally pest free

 

Diseases

Generally trouble-free

 

Luzula Nivea

£7.25Price
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