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Cephalaria one of those plants that prove that you can get maximum height into the border without using overbearing large plants. The stout, upright stems are tall but airy and "see-through" arising from a rosette of divided leaves. The very pretty pale butter-yellow scabious shape flowers can reach 180cm (6ft) when in flower.

They look like a tall scabiosa and, like them, are highly attractive to butterflies.

This exceptional specimen also looks good among large shrubs or trees in a mixed border, or in a light woodland clearing. In a well sheltered location it is self supporting, but in windier gardens it benefits from some support. The aromatic foliage, anise-scented, is deeply cut and impressive.

It will grow in most soils but prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil, it can be grown in full sun or part shade.

To create a more compact and bushier specimen, simply pinch back in mid summer.

You are bidding on 25-30 seeds. Growing instructions included. Germinate the seeds in spring and summer and in early autumn in warmer sites.

I am willing to combine with other seed purchases for delivery. I recommend delivery by courier and can send any number of packets of seeds at the advertised shipping cost. Otherwise, you can choose delivery by NZ Post at your risk and up to 4 packets of seeds can fit in one envelope. I will not replace seeds lost in post. I do not sent seeds with consignments of live plants. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Porirua, Wellington, NZ

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