Native Region: western China
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 11 October, 2011
Seed count: 150-200
This clump-forming perennial has elder-like pinnate leaves up to 30 inches long with seven to eleven toothed leaflets. Star-shaped white or prink flowers are born in panicles up to 18 inches long in early to mid-summer. Suits a bog garden or moist woodland border.
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. Grow in humusy, moist soil in full sun to partial shade. Plants dislike drought, but will accept drier conditions if they are in more shade.