Fireweed Seeds, AKA Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb,

$ 3.14
SKU P10667S

Fireweed Seeds also Known As ; Yanagiran.Versatile perennial that offers beauty as well as value as a medicinal herb

Fireweed(Epilobium Angustifolium) - Start Fireweed seeds for this versatile perennial that offers beauty as well as value as a medicinal herb. The perennial has slender upright spikes of flowers in shades of rosy pink in the months of June - September. It gets its name from the fact that it is often the first weed to colonize in an area that has been destroyed by fire. Other common names include: Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb, and Yanagiran. Native Americans used the Willowherb plant as a good source of vitamin C and pro-vitamin A. Medicinally, the herb seeds can also be grown to relieve inflammation, draw out infection in wounds, and to treat burns. Fireweed is very attractive to bees and butterflies, and Fireweed honey has become quite sought after. Fireweed seeds do best with a cold/moist treatment for 4 weeks prior to planting, or directly sow the herb seeds outdoors in the fall.
Herb Specifications
Season: Perennial
USDA Zones: 4 - 8
Height: 36 - 48 inches
Bloom Season: Early to late summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Moist
Planting Directions
Temperature: Lower temperatures of less than 41F are very effective for first 30 - 60 days, then 70F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days after cold stratification
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover, only press them in gently
Sowing Rate: 5 - 10 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keed seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 24 inches

Materials: winter and spring,permanent location,Grow them,plants can tolerate a light fros,welldrained soil,Willow Herb,Rosebay Willowherb,Yanagiran,Fireweed Seeds

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