Galega officinallis

Delivery Date: 05/06/2020 (+/- 14 days)
Contribution to P&P: £4.95


  • Flower Colour Pink, White
  • Hardiness Fully hardy perennial
  • Flowering Time Long Flowering, Summer & Autumn
  • Aspect Sun or Partial Shade
  • Height 1.5m (60")
  • Spread 100cm (40")
  • Other Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container
  • Category Perennials
  • Type of garden Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens, Wildlife Garden

Galega officinallis (RTW07PGO3)
£14.98 - 3 plants in 9cm pots (£4.99 each)
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Galega officinallis (RTW07PGO1)
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Description

Incredibly hardy and strong growing, this Galega produces upright racemes of lilac sweet-pea like flowers in mid-summer through to early autumn. It has a bushy habit and forms clumps of dark green foliage around the blooms. Unfussy on soil type, prefers sun or light shade and might need support as it grows.

Cultural Notes

  • Soil - Unfussy on soil
  • Position - Full sun-part shade
  • Cutting -
  • Flowering - June-September
  • Additional Information - Commonly refered to as Goats rue it is extensively cultivated as a animal forage crop; said to boost milk production in pregnant animals. However these days its more commonly used as an ornamental attarcting bees. Very hardy and very quick to establish.