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).
|Lunaria annua var. albiflora syn. alba|
|A white-flowered variation on the old cottage garden favourite, the seedheads of which are often to be seen in dried floral arrangements. Carefully rub the seed pod (silicles) casings off the dried stems to reveal moon-shine like membranes that give this plant its Latin name. A trouble-free plant that will establish itself happily and light up darkish corners, although tolerant of almost any light and soil conditions. These seeds were gathered from plants with pure white flowers, and although in my experience they come true, I can't absolutely guarantee this.|
|Sowing and/or growing instructions|
|Best sown direct, but can be raised in small pots or modules for planting out later. Can be treated either as a hardy annual by sowing in early spring, or sown May to June to produce larger, freely branching plants the following year.|