Native Region: Himalayas
Zone Range: 05 - 08
Preferred Climate: mountain screes
Harvest Date: Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Seed count: 40-50
Clump forming hairy perennial, bearing 3-palmate dark green leaves 2 - 3 in. (5 - 8 cm) with toothed leaflets, densely white hairy. From summer to autumn, panicle-like cymes of scaucer-shaped, yellow, orange, or pale to dark red flowers, 1 1/4 in. (3 cm) across, are born on erect, branching, wiry stems. Height 18 - 36 in. (45 - 90cm). Width 24 in. (60 cm).
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 or fall. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.