Attractive to bees and butterflies. Ideal for a wide range of planting conditions.
Eventual Height and spread 55 x 55cm.
Planting Position: For best results plant in a sunny through to a partially shaded area in well-drained soil.
Soil: Best suited to well drained acidic soil, but will easily tolerate almost all other types, excluding heavy clay.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for both ground and container planting.
Growth Habit: Dense compact shrub
Flowering Period: Produces spikes of violet flowers from late May through to late July
Pruning: A light pruning is best done after the flowering period has ended and the flowers have dies off this will be approximately mid to late August. Foliage:purple red stems and small slender pointed dark green leaves edged reddish when young with spikes of violet fowers
Winter Hardy: Happy in temperatures to -10, lower than this will require some protection.
'Caledonia' is a small evergreen shrub which looks good all year, with conspicuous purple-red stems and small, slender, pointed dark green leaves edged reddish when young and spikes of violet flowers in summer and early autumn. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Ideal for a wide range of planting conditions. Eventual Height and spread 55 x 55cm.