Hardy perennial, also known as Orange Hawkweed.
Clusters of bright fiery orange-red flowers on tall stems springing from a basal rosette of dark green oval, hairy leaves. This is a very good nectar
source. Flowering from May to September. Plant in full sun and a well drained soil. Height: 23cm (9 in).
Sow in the spring.
Sow finely and evenly. Cover thinly with compost or grit.
Keep moist and covered with temperatures of about 20°C (68°F). Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs, usually within 14 days.
Can also be sown outdoors once the soil has warmed, 3mm
(1/8 inch)deep in drills 30cm (12 inches)apart in well-cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.