PLEASE NOTE: Since plants are often sourced from the garden to order, sizes do vary a little, depending on how they come out of the ground, but I always endeavour to give a little more rather than less! They are sometimes shipped bare-rooted, but will approximate the size specified (e.g. a 9cm pot).

Francoa sonchifolia 'Pink Giant'
Wedding flower, Bridal wreath
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Type/Hardiness Herbaceous, Perennial, Hardy
Flowering period
Height 18-36in/50-90cm
Light preference
Soil preference
Sowing time/depth Feb-June,
Related to saxifrage and having its origins in Chile, this beautiful perennial has lance-shaped, lobed basal leaves and pink, two-toned, 4-petalled flowers in racemes on erect stems.
Sowing and/or growing instructions
Sow the very fine seed Feb-June on the surface of of good quality, moist but not waterlogged compost, covering with a sprinkling of fine vermiculite. Keep at 13-15C/50-60F. Do not exclude light. Germination 14-30 days. Transplant seedlings as they appear into 7cm/3 inch pots and grow on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant out in moist, free-draining soil in full sun.
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