Tall arching branches with sizeable masses of countless fragrant yellow flowers ripen to blue-black pendulous seed pods which make an unusual addition to dried flower arrangements. This is the famous blue dye plant used by the ancient Britons to decorate themselves before going into battle. You are welcome to try this if you have a troublesome neighbour.....
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:Isatis tinctoria
Packet Content:80 (Approx)