Haloragis erecta Wellington Bronze

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Botanical Name: Haloragis erecta Wellington Bronze
Common Name: Raspwort ‘Wellington Bronze
Family: Haloragidaceae
Category: Hardy Perennial
Seed Count:
 30

Haloragis erecta Wellington Bronze, Raspwort ‘Wellington Bronze: This unusual New Zealand plant is related to its much larger cousins the Gunneras. However, this plant does not require damp conditions to grow in fact it is remarkably dry hard. It has small attractive bronze foliage that makes a fantastic contrast in the garden. In Summer it has sprays of many, small, greenish yellow flowers the size of a pinhead, these are largely insignificant. This compact perennial grows up to 45-55 cm and makes a great border plant. Enjoys full sun to part shade. Not fussy on soil type. Frost and Dry hardy. 45 cm H x 50 cm W.

Sowing Advice

Sow Haloragis seed immediately for best results. Sow into a good quality seed raising mix. cover the seed with  mix or fine river sand to approximately their own depth. Natural germination will occur if kept in an unheated poly house or covered seed raising tray.  Many seeds wait for Spring before emerging regardless of when they are sown so please give them a full season of growth before discarding. Germination can be quicker if kept at 15-20 Degrees C. Keep moist, but not saturated at all times.