Native Region: Eastern North America
Zone Range: 03-08
Preferred Climate: Cold to hot temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Seed count: 25-30
This hardy swamp perennial produces generous clusters of rose-red blooms in summer. Growing to over a meter (3.5ft) this attractive plant makes an excellent backdrop in damp or boggy gardens. Height 4 feet; spread 2 feet. Attracts bees and butterflies.
Sow seed in containers in a coldframe in early spring. Grow on in moderately fertile damp soil. For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.