Ballota pseudodictamnus B&M8119
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Isle of Wight Group
Reason for Inclusion
Seed collected in Crete by Chris Brickell, and grown and distributed by Cotswold Garden Flowers since 1996 but still relatively unknown.
Cotswold Garden Flowers
Brief description of plant
Compact evergreen shrub. Good for a small garden and can be clipped to shape.
Height x Spread
15cm x 30cm
Insignificant small pink flowers in whorls along the stems.
Disc-shaped silvery-grey/green leaves and stems covered with down.
August - Sept
Any soil providing it has excellent winter drainage.
Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.
Remove dead flowerheads and clip lightly to maintain shape.
Soft or semi-ripe cuttings in gritty compost under glass, with or without bottom heat.