Dictamnus albus var. purpureus

syn. D. albus fraxinella

Burning Bush

Pale pink flowers with dark veins, pink buds. Fragrant glossy leaves on upright stems. Can set fire to the aromatic oils above the plant on still summer days. Slow to establish, but long-lived. Sap can irritate skin if exposed to sunlight 2-3ft

Soak seed for 24 hours. Sow, or mix with damp vermiculite, and keep warm for 6 weeks, then keep cold for 3 months, then gradually increase temperature to moderate. May have to repeat. Be patient

10 seeds per packet (approx).

Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Early summer
Good For:Wildlife Friendly
Good For:Fragrance
Flower Colour:Pink
Foliage Colour:Green
Germination:Sow in autumn, overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix seed with damp vermiculite, keep warm 3 weeks, put in fridge 6 weeks, then sprinkle mix on compost and put in cool light place

Price:£2.00 per pkt. Qty: Add to Basket

Sometimes Available as a Plant from our Nursery


PLEASE NOTE: Plants are subject to availability so please call or email to check before visiting.

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