Common Name: Himalayan Whorl Flower
Seed Count: 10
Family: Hardy Perennial
Radiating leafy branchlets produce exotic, almost orchid like, flared white flowers, which turn to bright pink inside after pollination. This unusual and rare Nepalese perennial will repeat flower from early summer right until the first frost, especially when deadheaded. The foliage, dark and glossy, is evergreen in mild winters and has the look of a thistle, though it is much more supple. Foliage has the fragrance of tangerine zest when crushed. A very hardy perennial that thrives in full sun and rich, moist, well drained soil. 60cm x 40cm.
Sow seeds in good quality compost or seed raising mix at any time. Lightly cover with fine river sand or compost to their own depth. Place in a propagator or cover with a plastic lid in a warm place. We recommend germinating at 15-20 degrees C. keep moist at all times, but do not saturate. Pot on seedlings to harden off and mature before finally planting out in the garden.