Native Region: northern California to British Columbia
Zone Range: 5-7
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 18 June, 2023
Seed count: 50-60
Rosette-forming perennial with dark green oblong leaves. In early summer, bears rich rose-purple flowers with sharply reflexed petals on eight-inch stems, with circles of gold and amber around the base. Plants go dormant in summer after flowering. Suitable for a woodland or rock garden.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in an open frame as soon as ripe. Grow in moist but well-drained, humusy soil in sun or part shade. Requires abundant moisture during the growing season.