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botanical name:
Succisella inflexa 'Frosted Pearls'
Succisella inflexa 'Frosted Pearls' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Devil's Bit
family:  Dipsacaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 7
Perennial forming tidy clumps of spatulate deep green leaves. Thin branching stems bear numerous small tightly rounded flowerheads, pink in bud then opening to white with a slight touch of blue. Long flowering period during summer and into early autumn.

Moist soil in full sun or part shade

From seed or by division

Borders, interesting cut flower.
Attractive to insects.

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