Rock Rose seed packet

£3.60

Helianthemum nummularium

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Description

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium)

Producing a blaze of bright yellow flowers throughout the summer, Rock Rose is a low growing perennial of sunny, lime-rich banks & cliffs, mainly in the south and east of Scotland. It is a good plant for rockeries, walls & other dry places and is popular with honeybees and butterflies, this plant is the most important foodplant for the caterpillars of the Northern Brown Argus butterfly.

Sowing:  Can be sown at any time of year, but best in early autumn or in spring.  Sow in trays or pots of moist compost and transplant to a well-drained, sunny site or scatter the seed directly onto a fine-raked seed bed and firm down well.  Water well and keep young plants weeded.

 

  • up to 20cm
  • 100-200 seeds per packet.
  • perennial

 

As with all our wildflower seed packets, it is of wild Scottish origin.

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Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) leaves

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) leaves

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) flowers

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) flowers

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants

Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) plants