Dane's Blood (USA)
It is a chalk downland plant, but will flourish in any sunny
Native perennial of medium
height (up to 30cm) with clusters of deep purple bell-shaped flowers
from May to October. It has
long been cultivated as a garden plant when it may reach heights of 50cm
or more. On dry chalky soils
it will stay smaller and the flowers will appear brighter and larger.
Sowing Instructions for Seeds:
Sow seed in
spring in a greenhouse or cold frame. When the seedlings are large
enough to handle, prick them out into individual pots.
Plant the seedlings out into their final position in summer.
plants and seeds are of native British origin.