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Figwort

Scrophularia marilandica

 

Not usually noted for its appearance, this novel plant is rich in nectar. The small seed balls attract an abundance of butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees.

 

 Another great filler  for any florist and bouquet arranger, Tall  , long vase life with soft scent.

 

Details:

Plant life cycle: perennial

Site: Full sun/ Part sun
Height: 36- 80"
Days to maturity: 120 days

Sow: surface, press into the soil
Plant spacing: 18"
Approx seeds per packet: 100

 

How to Grow:
Sowing: Direct sow late figwort (Scrophularia marilandica) seeds in late fall, pressing into the surface of the soil since this plant needs light to germinate. For spring planting, mix the seeds with moist sand and store in the refrigerator for 30 days before planting. Keep the soil lightly moist until germination.Growing: Water seedlings regularly until they become established. Usually flowering in its second or third year, this plant grows well in soil that does not become either too wet or too dry. Mature plants tolerate drought, but grow best with occasional watering in dry weather. This plant attracts bees and hummingbirds, and may self-seed.

 

How to harvest: Cut stems when they are sturdy and dont have soft floppy top or they will wilt.

 

Vase Life:
With proper care and handling will last  for 7-14 days

 

Figwort

4,95$Prix
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