Plantago major ‘Rubrifolia’
50 seeds per packet.
A wonderful, large foliage plant with appealing, ribbed, bronzy-purple leaves arranged in a rosette. Height 25 cm. Sun to part shade in moist but well-drained soil. Warm germinator. Grows true from seed.
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.