Honesty

£2.00

Honesty plant, propagated at the Windmill Community Garden in Margate, using Chemical free growing methods.

Honesty is a flowering biennial, with triangular – ovate leaves and leafy racemes of 4 petalled flowers in late spring and early summer.

Honesty is a food source for the orange tipped butterfly, and can be a beautiful dried flower.

Grow in fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun or partial shade; valuable for wildlife gardens.

Translucent seed heads are useful for dried flower arrangements; self seeds readily, leave in situ if self seeding is desirable, cut back after flowering if seeds are not required.

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Honesty plant, propagated at the Windmill Community Garden in Margate, using Chemical free growing methods. Honesty is a flowering biennial, with triangular - ovate leaves and leafy racemes of 4 petalled flowers in late spring and early summer. Honesty is a food source for the orange tipped butterfly, and can be a beautiful dried flower. Grow in fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun or partial shade; valuable for wildlife gardens. Translucent seed heads are useful for dried flower arrangements; self seeds readily, leave in situ if self seeding is desirable, cut back after flowering if seeds are not required. Back to the shop