Dictamnus albus var. purpureus [AGM] - Purple flowered dittany

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  • AGM

  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for full sun

Spikes of rosy-purple flowers with prominent stamens are produced in summer. The foliage is lemon scented, although contact with the skin may cause irritation. Flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects.

Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun or very light shade.

Height: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm                      

Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:

  • excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • available
  • of good constitution
  • essentially stable in form and colour
  • reasonably resistant to pests and diseases

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This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

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  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.