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© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Attractive large shrub or small tree. Young shoots and leaves are covered with a white felty indumentum, maturing to dark green leaves, white or buff underneath. Compact rounded trusses of smoky-blue to lilac-purple flowers, dark purple inside, in mid spring.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil
Suitable for large woodland gardens.
From the Himalayas of India and Bhutan.