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Molopospermum peloponnesiacum (Striped hemlock)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Molopospermum peloponnesiacum

Other names

Striped hemlock

Genus

Molopospermum Molopospermum

Species

M. peloponnesiacum - M. peloponnesiacum is a mid-sized herbaceous perennial. It has finely divided, glossy leaves and in summer, bears umbels of creamy-white flowers.


Molopospermum peloponnesiacum is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Cut back in autumn.

Propagation

Sow seed in an unheated greenhouse or in a cold frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Molopospermum peloponnesiacum (Striped hemlock) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Underplanting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained or moist but well-drained, preferably neutral to acid soil. Best in partial shade but tolerates full sun. Tends to die back early in autumn.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral, Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Molopospermum peloponnesiacum

Other names

Striped hemlock

Genus

Molopospermum Molopospermum

Species

M. peloponnesiacum - M. peloponnesiacum is a mid-sized herbaceous perennial. It has finely divided, glossy leaves and in summer, bears umbels of creamy-white flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

General care

Pruning

Cut back in autumn.

Propagation

Sow seed in an unheated greenhouse or in a cold frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Molopospermum peloponnesiacum (Striped hemlock) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Underplanting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained or moist but well-drained, preferably neutral to acid soil. Best in partial shade but tolerates full sun. Tends to die back early in autumn.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral, Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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