Size- H: 70cm – 90cm W: 50cm – 70cm approx.
Position- Deep Shade, Dappled Sun
Seed Count- 5 approx.
It forms a mound of large, rounded dark, shiny purple-black leaves. Taller stems appear in midsummer bearing clusters of bright golden-orange daisy flowers, rising well above the foliage. It needs a moist and partially shaded location.
Sow indoors in early spring onto moist, well-drained seed compost. pressing gently into the soil. Place in a bright spot & cover to maintain humidity at 21-24°C. Germination takes 14-42 days. Once germination occurs, reduce temp. to 15°C & ensure the plant has free moving air . Transplant individually to 8cm pots and grow on. Acclimatise and plant out in summer.
Plant In The Garden-
This plant is very elegant in a border or by the water. It can also be grown in a large container.