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Xerantheum

Immortelle

Location:

The Walled Garden.

Description:

These annuals are found wild in southern Europe growing to 30 - 60cms (1' - 2'). The oblong to lanceolate-shaped, silvery leaves grow up to 5 cm (2") long. The dry, papery flowers are shiny and may be single or doubles and may be white, pink or light blue.

Site and Care:

Grow in full sun in well-drained soil where they will happily self-seed from year-to-year.