Sanguisorba species ex. Japan
25 seeds per packet.
A very lovely, unknown, clump-forming, perennial species collected from Japan. Chunky, fluffy heads of white, bottlebrush flowers in summer and very attractive, serrated leaves. Height 90 cm. Moist, well-drained soil in sun to semi-shade.
Sow from March to June. Cover seed thinly, press in gently and keep top of compost from drying out. Keep pot warm at 15 to 20°C until germination, then move to somewhere cooler.
Carefully prick out seedlings when they have developed true leaves and are large enough to transplant to individual pots to grow on.