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Aristea ecklonii

Common Name: Blue Stars

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Aristea ecklonii
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Price:  £5.00
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6 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pot


Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Spring to early summer
Flower Colour:  Blue
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive


A South African rhizomatous half-hardy perennial with loose spikes of intense blue flowers in spring and summer. Can be grown in pots in cold areas. Well-drained soil and sun.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.