30 seeds per packet.
A short lived, self seeding perennial native to Sichuan and Yunnan, China with pretty, white and pink flowers held on erect stems and distinctive, silver markings on the leaves with dark purple dots to the undersides. This species came to us from a seed exchange many years ago as Lysimachia taliensis but we have since discovered it is in fact Lysimachia lichiangensis (you will find the latter's name wrongly used on the internet on numerous photos of a Lysimachia with yellow flowers!). Both are very similar in appearance though the true L. taliensis has much narrower foliage. Flowering August into autumn. Height 35 to 80 cm. Moist, well-drained soil in part sun to part 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.