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MARSH CINQUEFOIL seeds (potentilla palustris)

MARSH CINQUEFOIL seeds (potentilla palustris)
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MARSH CINQUEFOIL seeds (potentilla palustris)MARSH CINQUEFOIL seeds (potentilla palustris)

MARSH CINQUEFOIL seeds (potentilla palustris)

  Our ref: ST75_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Purple
  • height - 25 to 50cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
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Marsh Cinquefoil-potentilla palustris – grows in very wet boggy ground often on peaty soils such as in swampy fens, mires and other waterlogged ground. Here plants provide a valuable source of nectar for insects. Marsh Cinquefoil is a low growing species with dark red, star-like flowers that appear from June and July. Plants looks best growing with other wetland wildflowers such as Ragged Robin.


How to grow Marsh Cinquefoil Seeds
Marsh Cinquefoil seeds should be sown in autumn, in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Trays should be left outside over winter in a cold frame or covered in a sheet of grass and the compost should be kept moist. The seedlings, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.


To buy Marsh Cinquefoil seeds
To purchase Marsh Cinquefoil seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Marsh Cinquefoil seeds per gram is approx. 5600. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Purple,
height - 25 to 50cms,
flowering months - June, July,
habitat - Very Wet Grassland (eg pond edges, Water Meadow), Very Acidic Soil (Peats, Heaths),
Printed 13/12/2017 20:49:15
st75_1 type perennial colour purple height 25 to 50cms flowers june july habitat very wet grassland eg pond edges water meadow very acidic soil peats heaths
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