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Plant of the Month

Sedum ‘Rose Carpet’
Common Name – Stonecrop
WAS – £7.99
 NOW – £5.99
(Offer starts Saturday 1st September to Sunday 30th September 2018)
Succulent, semi-evergreen perennial with rose pink flowers produced from summer until autumn, on a low growing mound. Best planted in neutral to slightly acidic soil in full sun.

Other plants of interest for September

Common Name – Firethorn
(Variety Pictured – Mohave)
Pyracantha can be grown as free standing shrubs, against a wall or used for hedging. They are generally grown for their colourful yellow, orange or red berries which are produced in autumn. Best planted in full sun or part shade.

Common Name – Shrubby Cinquefoil
(Variety Pictured – Medicine Wheel Mountain)
Available in a large range of varieties. Flowers from mid to late summer. Best planted in well-drained soil in full sun. Prune in early to mid spring.

Ceratostigma willmottianum
Common Name – Chinese Plumbago
(Variety Pictured – Forest Blue)
A small deciduous shrub, baring pale to mid-blue flowers in late summer until autumn. Best planted in well-drained soil in full sun. Grows to approx. 1m (3ft) high and up to 1.5m (5ft) wide.

Ophiopogon Nigrescens
Common Name – Lilyturf

An evergreen tufted perennial, grown for its striking black grass like leaves. Flowers are produced in summer followed by blue-black berries in autumn. Best planted in moist, well-drained soil, slightly acidic humus rich soil in full sun or part shade.