Resedaceae: An annual or biennial herb to 80cm. found in a range of man-made habitats including roadsides, railway banks, cultivated land, docklands and waste ground. The fragrant flowers have six white to yellowish or greenish petals, which are densely in packed tall spikes, blooming from June-October. The leaves are relatively insignificant; they are divided deeply into many narrow lobes. In Britain it is found as a rare garden escape. Native to North Africa.
The acrid root has diaphoretic, diuretic and laxative properties. An essential oil is obtained from the flowers, which is used in perfumery. A yellow dye is obtainable from the plant.
Surface sow seeds in situ in the spring, germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. An autumn sowing usually succeeds in areas where winter temperatures do not fall below about -10°c. Easily grown in any well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil in a sunny. A good plant for bees and butterflies, it is also an important food plant for the caterpillars of many species of butterfly.
APPROX. 300+ SEEDS
Every order of two or more items will receive a free packet of seeds as a thank you!
I have had to remove all listings of poisonous plants, which include the nightshade family, and monkshoods. All these plants and more are still available from my store:
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ORDERS MADE BETWEEN MARCH - MAY COULD BE DELAYED UP TO A WEEK. THIS IS A VERY BUSY TIME FOR ANYONE ONE IN THIS BUSINESS.
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I LIVE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM NOT THE USA, SO ORDERS WILL TAKE 2-4 WEEKS.
Due to customs issues I do not ship to Brazil!
SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK, I AM STOPPING THE REFUNDING OF LOST ITEMS TO THESE COUNTRIES!!!
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