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Boxed Garden Perennials

Christchurch, New Zealand

Sisyrinchium 'Devon Skies'

$6.00

SPECIAL QUALITIES:
The number of sky blue flowers and the long flowering period are the stand out features of this great little plant.

FLOWERS:
Late spring until late summer.

HEIGHT: 12cm WIDTH: 15cm

PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE: 6-10 (More plants will cover quicker)

HABIT:
Devon Skies is a grass like plant with short, dense grassy foliage which makes a neat clump. The blue flowers are held above the foliage.

POSITION & USES:
Devon Skies is a plant for the sun or light shade and will grow in ordinary garden soil that is not too heavy. It can be planted in groups in various intervals along the front edge of a bed with other low growing plants such as Dianthus, perennial Antirrhinum and Cerastium. Its long flowering period makes it excellent value in a pot. Frost hardy.

CULTIVATION:
Fertilize lightly in early spring. Devon Skies tolerates some dryness but appreciates watering in hot, dry weather. Divide the clumps every few years to refresh the plant.

WATER RATING: (click photo to see)
  • Red Can = Plants require little water in hot, dry weather
  • Green Can = Plants require deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather
  • Blue Can = Plants require deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.


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