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Dictamnus albus

Dictamnus albus
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Available from 06/05/2019

Common Name: Burning Bush, Gas Plant, Dittany

Plant Family: Rutaceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Banks and Slopes
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  White
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Leaves
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants


A sought after perennial with spikes of star-shaped white or sometimes pink flowers from May-July. Produces bushy clumps of lemon-scented foliage. The seed capsules exude a gas that can be ignited hence the common names Burning Bush or Gas Plant.

This plant is found naturally growing on dry slopes so it likes a sunny well drained spot and is pretty drought tolerant. It can be slow to establish and may take a couple of years to flower. Eventually 90cm by about 60cm wide. May cause mild stomach upset if ingested and the foliage can be a skin irritant.


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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