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Potentilla thurberi Monarch’s Velvet

Hardy perennial with masses of rich raspberry red flowers with a deep velvet red centre, flowering from June onwards. Full sun or partial shade.  Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

Sow  from late winter to mid summer, just covering the seed with compost. Seal inside a polythene bag or place in a propagator and keep at 18-20C (65-70F). Germination takes 14-30 days.

Seed sown early will often produce flowers the same season.

When large enough to handle transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions and plant out 38cm (15in) apart.

POTENTILLA 'Monarchs Velvet'03

Price for 25 seeds: £2.00