Native Region: Mediterranean
Zone Range: 07-10
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 10 November, 2015
Seed count: 40-50
Spreading, dense evergreen shrub with slender erect shoots and narrowly obovate, blue-green leaves to 3 inches long. The leaves commonly have seven parallel veins. From July to September, the plant bears small star-shaped yellow flowers in domed, terminal umbels about 1-1/2 inches across. Height to 6 feet; spread to 8 feet. It is useful on terraces, rock walls or sunny banks and also tolerates clipping, so may be used for hedging. The plant withstands salt spray and is well adapted to coastal gardens.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead to avoid self-seeding. Prefers a warm, sheltered site. Cut back hard in spring if required.