Features: Delightful purple lantern-lied flowers appear in profusion from Winter to early Summer. Flowers begin rich purple and fade with age. Soft grey-green foliage.
Conditions: Adaptable to most free draining, acidic soils in sun or preferably some shade. Tolerant of dry conditions and frost.
For best results: To prune young plants for bushy growth and prune back by around 1/3 after flowering. Feed with slow release fertiliser in spring and mulch well with leaf litter or gravel.
Planting ideas and uses:
Attractive with native or exotic plants,
Good beneath trees,
Low water use gardens.