Details

 

'Porlock' is a spreading sub-shrub with small, semi-evergreen leaves and upright sprays of dainty, pale purple flowers with a white eye surrounded by a ring of small purple blotches

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)

 

Sunlight

Full sun

Aspect

South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

 

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Chalk, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

0.1 - 0.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1 - 0.5 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 5 - 10 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in a sunny position; tolerates poor soil

 

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Ground Cover Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Coastal

 

How to care

Pruning

Generally disease free

 

Pests

Generally pest free

 

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Parahebe Porlock

£8.40Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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