Flowers attract bees
Flowers attract butterflies
Plant for chalk soil
Plant for sun
Will self seed
Dazzling, dense heads of star-shaped scarlet flowers are produced in early summer. Flowers a magnet for pollinating insects.
Prefers a moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Remove spent flowers to encourage another flush of flowers in late summer and prevent self-seeding.
Height: 24 - 36 inches / 60 - 90cm
Spread: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm
AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:
- excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
- of good constitution
- essentially stable in form and colour
- reasonably resistant to pests and diseases
Contact Us For Availability
This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.
Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.
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.