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Erodium Bishops Form
(Sticky Stork's Bill)

£15.00

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May - September
12cm x 25cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Dried Flowers
Fully Hardy

Erodium Bishops Form: The plant that’s so unique, even the bishops are jealous! Its quirky foliage and vibrant blooms will make your garden the holy grail of coolness. Holy moly!

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Description

Introducing Erodium Bishops Form, the plant that's sure to give your garden a heavenly makeover! This quirky and charismatic perennial is the ultimate showstopper, ready to turn heads and make your neighbours green with envy. With its intricate foliage resembling miniature bishops' mitres, Bishops Form adds a touch of divine charm to any landscape. But wait, there's more! Prepare to be amazed by its vibrant blooms in shades of pink, creating a visual feast that will make your garden the talk of the town. Standing tall at around 8-12 inches, this compact wonder is perfect for borders, rock gardens, or even potted displays. It loves soaking up the spotlight in full sun or basking in partial shade. Just make sure to give it well-drained soil, because even bishops don't like wet feet! But here's the best part: caring for Bishops Form is a breeze! It's low-maintenance, so you can sit back, relax, and let it work its magic. Deadhead spent flowers to keep the blooms coming, and give it a trim if it starts getting a little too leggy. Pests and diseases? Not a chance! This plant knows how to defend itself against those pesky troublemakers. So, why settle for an ordinary garden when you can have a divine sanctuary filled with the charm and charisma of Erodium Bishops Form? Get ready to add a touch of heavenly delight to your outdoor space. Holy moly, this plant is heaven-sent!

Planting Conditions

Erodium Bishops Form thrives in well-drained soil and prefers a sunny location but can tolerate partial shade. It is adaptable to various soil types, including sandy or rocky soils. Before planting, ensure the soil is loosened and amended with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball, place the plant in the hole at the same depth it was in the nursery container, and back-fill with soil. Water thoroughly after planting to settle the soil. With the right planting conditions, including good drainage and adequate sunlight, Bishops Form will establish well and grace your garden with its unique beauty.

Watering & Feeding

Erodium Bishops Form has moderate water requirements. Water the plant regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil slightly moist but not waterlogged. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot. Mulching around the base of the plant helps retain moisture and suppress weed growth. When it comes to feeding, this plant does not have specific nutritional requirements. However, incorporating organic matter into the soil during planting provides some natural nutrients. If desired, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertiliser in Spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for dosage and application. Remember, a well-watered and occasionally fed Bishops Form will reward you with its charming foliage and vibrant blooms.

General Care

Erodium Bishops Form is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. Water regularly, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance. The plant is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but keep an eye out for any signs of infestation or damage. If needed, treat with appropriate organic or chemical controls. Trim back any leggy growth to encourage bushyness. With its easy-going nature, Bishops Form will bring joy and charm to your garden with minimal effort.