Silphium laciniatum

Compass Plant

Big deeply cut leaves at intervals up 8ft sturdy stems. Worth growing for its leaves alone. Apparently young plants orient their leaves North-South and were used as compasses by early American settlers. In late summer and autumn sprays of big yellow daisies at the top. Likes sun and drainage 8ft

20 seeds per packet (approx).

Growing Condition:Dry sun
Good For:Wildlife Friendly
Good For:Foliage
Good For:Long Blooming
Flower Colour:Yellow
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
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