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Digitalis Illumination Cherry Brandy
Digitalis Illumination Cherry Brandy

Digitalis Illumination 'Cherry Brandy'

Fill your garden with these fabulous perennials and enjoy months of striking colour. Digitalis Illumination 'Cherry Brandy' produced spikes of tubular-shaped flowers in a vivid shade of bright purple with… Read more
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Fill your garden with these fabulous perennials and enjoy months of striking colour. Digitalis Illumination 'Cherry Brandy' produced spikes of tubular-shaped flowers in a vivid shade of bright purple with lightly speckled details that shimmer in the sun. In bloom from early June to October, 'Cherry Brandy' are adored by bees and other beneficial pollinating insects and will thrive in sun or dappled shed. Perfect for planting in your beds and mixed borders and looks simply stunning dotted around your patio in pots. Delivered as 3 jumbo plug plants, ready to grow on before planting out.
PLANT FEATURES
  • Height:100 cm
  • Spread:50 cm
  • Perfect In Pots
  • Plant In Sunshine
  • Winter Hardy
  • Easy To Grow
  • Wildlife Friendly
CARE INFORMATION

Top Tips

Cut faded flower stems down to the base to encourage more.

Care Guide

Planting Advice:

  • On receipt, unpack plugs immediately and stand them in water for an hour.
  • If you canít do this, they can sit in their mini greenhouse for a week if upright and not too wet.
  • Plugs may be slightly dry or yellow after being in a dark box in the post, but theyíll quickly recover.
  • Put them somewhere warm, light and airy such as a windowsill or greenhouse.
  • Pot up plugs and grow them on in warm, frost free conditions until all risk of frost has passed. Alternatively, plant them where they are to flower when all risk of frost has passed - plants are best grown in light shade in fertile soil.
  • When potting on, handle plugs carefully. Pot on using our 9cm pots in Shuttle Trays, using good multi-purpose compost.
  • Give your plants a good water initially, then only when the top compost starts to dry. They donít like to be left in standing water.
  • Plant approx. 20cm (8in) apart to allow them room to grow.

Aftercare Advice:

  • After flowering, cut back the main spikes to encourage a second flowering. Cut back to the ground completely after flowering to promote healthy, vigorous growth.
  • Although hardy, protect from frost with a thick layer of mulch.
DELIVERY INFORMATION

Our experienced team at the nursery will always carefully package and send your plants nursery fresh in the perfect condition to thrive once you receive and plant them. Although most plants are extremely tough and will not be affected by all but the most extreme of weather conditions, we always avoid dispatching the most perishable plants if extreme frosts or heat is forecast. We also avoid dispatching orders over Bank Holiday weekends.

Please allow 7 to 10 days for your delivery to arrive. If you have ordered a 'pre-order' item, these will be sent out as soon as possible after the quoted dispatch date and we generally ship your entire order with any pre-ordered items. Once your order has been dispatched, we will send you an email with details on how you can track it.

We send most of our orders via a fully tracked courier service with Yodel. We will send you a tracking link as soon as your order has been dispatched. To avoid perishable items being stuck at depots and deteriorating, we will not require a signature on delivery, and we ask out couriers to leave your item in a safe place ad your delivery address.

*Please note, once your item has been delivered, we cannot be held responsible for loss or theft from your delivery address. If you have delivery instruction and require our courier to leave your item in a specific place, please let us know - there is an option to leave a message for the courier at the checkout.

For smaller and single-item orders, we may send these via the post with Royal Mail - Tracking will not be available for orders sent via this method.

**Please note, we cannot guarantee delivery on a certain day or time. Delivery to outlying postcode areas may take 1-2 days longer, dependent on your location.

For all orders, a delivery fee of £6.99 will be charged. Some items have additional surcharges, as noted on the product page

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Size Guide
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Tray Of 120 Plugs
Small Plugs

Size:
Height 4-6cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Tray Of 60 Plugs
Medium Plugs

Size:
Height 5-7cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 8-12cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Jumbo Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 10-20cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Garden Ready
Garden Ready

Size:
Height 14-20cm

Ease:
Easiest

Grow On?:
Not Necessary

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