Mr Fothergill's Poached Egg Flower
Limnanthes douglasii - Poached Egg Flower
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The Poached Egg Flower is an early and showy annual that looks great in the garden or pots. Its cheery saucer-shaped yellow flowers are edged with white, and borne above fresh, pale-green leaves. Attractive to bees, it is also a very useful winter flowering pot plant.

Growth Height — 15cm
Flower Colour — White
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Ensure soil has been well prepared with compost &/or organic material. Prepare flat trenches 15cm (6in) wide and 5cm deep. Plant seeds into dark, damp soil in a zigzag fashion along the middle of the trench allowing 5cm (2in) between each seed. Fill trench with soil and firm down gentle. Rows should be spaced 45cm (18in) apart and approx 2m (6.5ft) long. Protect from birds with netting during early stages of growth. Seedlings emerge 7-10 days. Once germinated, water regularly.

Watering needs

Keep this plant moist.