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Photo: Honesty

Photo: Honesty

General description

L. annua is a hardy annual or biennial, frequently self-sowing, with toothed, ovate leaves heart-shaped at the base, and large panicles of purple flowers in spring and early summer, followed by ornamental, translucent seed pods.

Plant requirements

Fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

 

Maintenance

Cut back after flowering

Practical use

 

Properties

Height
50 - 100 cm
Color
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Soil type
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Acid
Alkaline
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy