Leycesteria Formosa Gold Leaf -Lime Leaves,Wine Colour
Leycesteria Formosa Gold Leaf - 30 Seeds Gorgeous love that deep wine colour and the flower stunning. A multi-value plant. Bright green bamboo-like stems in winter. Delicate white pendent flowers amidst tasselled, ruby-coloured bracts in summer. Soft bunches of purple-brown caramel flavoured berries (loved by birds) in autumn. Look excellent in your garden as a back of the border or in the central position. A gorgeous form of this already multi-value plant bearing purple-bracted white flowers amongst crimson-tinged, bright golden leaves. Coming completely true from seed this exciting new plant is perfect to brighten up a shady corner. · Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade. · Soil: Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile soil. · Hardiness: Hardy. · Flowering Period: June - September. · Flower Colour: Claret white and red · Rate of Growth: Moderate. · Habit: Medium sized, branching shrub with arching stems if left unpruned. Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft). Spread: 2 m (6 ft). Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' can be pruned hard in early spring to reduce the end size and encourage new growth. Sowing advice: Z. COVER THINLY WITH COMPOST OR GRIT. SOW ANYTIME IN A COOL BRIGHT SPOT OUTSIDE OR IN A PROPAGATOR. MAY BE SLOW TO GERMINATE. GROW ON INDIVIDUAL SEEDLINGS IN 3" POTS. PLANT OUT IN A WELL-DRAINED SHELTERED POSITION.
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