Rampions
Answered by: Inge Poot
Question from: Julia Goodwin
Posted on: June 29, 2008

Do you know anything about this plant? I have seeds from Richters but the info on the seed packet is scant.

You do not say what you want to know about the plant and also if you read what we say in the catalogue about the plant. A few facts: The plant is a biennial, which means that it makes a rosette the first year and a storage root and bolts to flower and seed the second year and then dies. The seed is very small and should be surface sown and pressed into the soil.

Cover row with evergreen branches and water with a mist every rainless day until plantlets are well established.

It likes a rich well-drained but moist soil. Full sun is best. The flowers are pretty blue bells.

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