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Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' (Large Plant)

Bastard Balm

Hardy Perennial

Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' is an easy to grow, hardy plant for those damp shady corners of the garden. The aromatic foliage is honey-scented and, along with the orchid-like pink and white flowers, attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Melittis is very easy to establish, and makes robust ground cover for woodland gardens and shaded borders. Height: 70cm (28"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
May, June
dappled shade
    • 1 x 1 litre potted melittis plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted melittis plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • £16.99
    • 3 x 1 litre potted melittis plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • £22.99
Grow Melittis plants in any, well drained soil in partial or dappled shade. Avoid planting Melittis in excessively dry soil.
Melittis plants do not require any maintenance; however overcrowded clumps may be divided in spring to maintain their vigour.

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