Dwarf form of the popular, double-flowered ‘Jenny’. The old-fashioned Ragged Robin is a late spring bloomer for a sunny area. Upright branching stems hold a long succession of double, soft lavender-pink flowers, early summer through autumn. A lovely pastel shade for the front of the border. A nice filler flower for cut arrangements. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Beautiful with blue or purple Iris or other large, blousy companions such as Peonies. Shear back to 6 inches after blooming.
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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: June to August
Hardiness: fully hardy
Garden care: Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant in early-spring. Cut back the faded flowerheads in late summer and autumn.
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