Chamaenerion angustifolium ‘Album’ (White Rosebay Willowherb)

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Plant Overview

The unusual white willowherb which, like its pink cousin, is loved by bees and other pollinators for its masses of flowers in summer and autumn and it's foliage is vital food for the Elephant Hawk Moth. Unlike it's cousin, it won't take over your garden, although it grows strongly and forms a good sized plant.

Height and spread: 1.5m x 75cm


Epilobium angustifolium 'Album'
Chamerion angustifolium 'Album'

Common name(s): White Rosebay Willowherb, Blooming Sally, Ranting Widow.

Photo courtesy of The Hardy Plant Society

All our plants are supplied in 9cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant.
The majority of our plants are grown outdoors. This means that they follow their natural growth patterns and are ready to plant at any time of the year. If you order the plants in winter, they are likely to be dormant and died back to ground level, ready to shoot again in spring - just like the herbaceous perennials in your own garden. Very occasionally, in winter, we may indicate on the packing slip that a plant needs to be hardened off before planting out. This will be because it has just come out of a polytunnel. If you have any questions about our plants or growing methods, please feel free to drop us an email.
We grow most of what we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Our prices include VAT at 20%.