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Meehania urticifolia

Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies

from £6.40

1 x 9cm pot
Delivered by 16th July 2021
3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 16th July 2021
5 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 16th July 2021


A rarely offered, south-east Asian woodland wonder, Meehania urticifolia originates from the damp, mountainous woodlands of Japan. Soft, green foliage with hairy undersides forms a lush semi-evergreen carpet, from which many wiry stems rise, each holding many open-mouthed, hooded, tubular blooms from May to October. Quickly spreading by stoloniferous roots, Meehania uriticifolia is so easy to grow, with virtually no maintenance required, and will create a dense, groundcover mat, just perfect for preventing those pesky weeks from taking control. The hooded, mauve-blue flowers are hermaphrodite, meaning have both male and female organs. Meehania urticifolia prefers to be grown in moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Growing to a height of approximately 30-45cm and spread of 90cm it is a fully hardy perennial, meaning you will enjoy it in your garden for many years to come without providing any winter protection.
Part Sun/Part Shade
White Blue
Fully hardy perennial
Cottage Garden Wildflower Garden Wildlife Garden Woodland Garden
Spring Summer Autumn Winter
20-40cm (8-16in)
Pest Resistant Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Rare or Unusual Moist Soil Bees And Butterflies Great Ground Cover Dappled/Full Shade Loving Easy to grow
75-90cm (30-36in)
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FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

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