This compact and adaptable species has wonderful, deep purple flower spikes above a rosette of dark green foliage. Plants bloom throughout the summer months and do best on well-draining, sandy-rocky soils that are not overly fertile in full sun to light shade.
Sow immediately at any time onto preferably a soil-based compost, covering with fine grit to approximately their own depth. Germination MAY be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C. but many seeds WILL NOT come up the year they are sown, needing winter chilling after sowing, and ONLY come up with natural spring germination.
Common name:Purple Mullein