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Scrophularia auriculata 'Variegata'

Variegated water figwort

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Red, Brown

Feature

Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

Grow this plant if you want some bold variegation in a woodland border, cottage garden or pond side. It's large, crinkly mid-green leaves are bordered with creamy white. Keep the plant moist and it will reward you with vigorous, upright growth.

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Scrophularia

Species: auriculata

Cultivar: Variegata

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Red, Brown

Foliage colour: Golden variegation, Mid-green

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 100cm

Spread: 50cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

Flowering period: July to August


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