Melianthus major

£6.50
Currently being propagated, please ask as we may have some, or we can at least let you know when they will hopefully be available
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A fantastic foliage plant bearing large deeply cut grey-green leaves. Small purple flowers appear in spring. In cold areas mulch well with leaf litter for the winter. Full sun and well-drained soil. Evergreen

Common Name: Honey flower
Plant Family: Francoaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Shrub
POT SIZE/QUANTITY
9 cm
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Yes
Season of Interest
All year round
Sun or Shade
Sun
Height
medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature
Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/Situation
Sheltered
Planting Style
mediterranean
Flower Colour
Purple
Leaf Colour
Grey
Habit/Shape
Bushy
Evergreen
Yes
Drought Tolerant
Yes
Soil Type
Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH
No preference
Resistance to Honey Fungus
Resistant to Honey Fungus
Pot Sizes

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 7 to 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 

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.

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Delivery Info

Minimum order value £10

Region Order Value Carriage Charge Carrier Service Estimated Delivery from placing your order
         
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Light weight small parcel up to 2 kg (up to 5 plants in 9 cm pots) £6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
UK Mainland Orders over 2 kg £7.50 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
Seeds & Cuttings only All orders £2 Royal Mail 1st Class Within 1 week

Local Delivery: Postcodes IP1 to IP8 & CO10

Orders over £35 FREE Our vehicles Within 1 week

Collect from Nursery (IP7 6LZ)

All orders FREE  

1-3 days (we will contact you)

Scottish Highlands
& Isle of Wight

Orders over 2 kg 

£6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

Scottish Offshore Islands

Orders over 2 kg

£7.5 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

 

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Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)