Mr Fothergill’s Poached Egg Plant (Limnanthes douglasii) Seeds

3.40 “Price excl. VAT: 3.00

Saucer-shaped yellow flowers edged with white. Showy and easy to grow.

Height: 15 cm/6-inch
Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA)
Habit: Dwarf
Ground Cover.

Useful Information: Full sun; Suitable for attracting Butterflies; Suitable for attracting Bees; Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit; Perfect for Pollination

Sow and Grow: Sow outdoors, March-May or August-October, where they are to flower, 0.5 cm (1/4-inch) deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin them to 10 cm (4-inch) apart and water well until plants are established. For a continuous display, make sowings at two to three-week intervals. Sowings made in curves, rather than straight lines, often create a more pleasing effect. Late summer and autumn sowings will flower the following year, often earlier than spring sowings. Flowers: June to September.

Hints and Tips: Poached Egg Plant does best when allowed a cool, moist root run, conditions often found at the edge of a path.

100 Seeds

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