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4 days ago

Proctor's Nursery

🌺Plant of the Week🌺

The Plant of the Week this week is:-

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - Dragon Grass

Lilyturf. A clump forming evergreen perennial with narrow, curving almost black leaves. Clusters of pale purplish, scented flowers in late summer, followed by dark blue/black fruit. Height 20cm. Spread 30cm. Full sun/dapple shade. Hardy. Perfect for adding drama and contrast to the garden. Great for containers or in the borders.

Barry's Tip:- top dress with leaf mould in the autumn.
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2 weeks ago

Proctor's Nursery

🌺Plant of the Week🌺

The plant of the week this week is:-
Kniphofia rooperi
Strong stems carry stunning rounded chunky heads, opening to brilliant orange and lemon flowers above broad arching foliage from late summer into autumn. Height 1.2 m. Spread 80cm. Full sun. Hardy.

Barry's Tip:-. To get the best from this kniphofia, add lots of grit and sand when planting, to help with the drainage in the winter months. Kniphofia do not like to be water logged.
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