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Great willowherb

Epilobium hirsutum

Also known as

Codlins and cream, Willowherb

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1.8m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Great willowherb Overview

This is a tall upright hairy perennial from Britain. It will bear opposite lobed green leaves and racemes of purple-pink flowers in mid summer.

How to propagate Great willowherb

Seed

You can propagate the species by seeds in the autumn.

Cuttings

Selected forms by softwood cuttings from side-shoots in the spring.

Other uses of Great willowherb

Marshes