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Sarah Raven seeds


A garden center in Victoria (BC) had some Sarah Raven seeds. It is very unusual in this Country to get these. My speculation is that they employ someone from England as Victoria is popular destination for British citizens. I hope that they will continue to supply them. I was happy to see them and got just a few for start. Annuals here.

Amaranthus green cascade
Amaranthus cruentus
Occasionally I grow the red bleeding Amaranthus. Never tried the green one.

Penstemon espirit
Looks like a beautiful mixture in shades of pale to dark pink.

Poached egg plant
imnanthes douglasii
We have lots of open spaces I can grow this.

Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’
I think this will be a good plant fot hummingbirds.

Stock Excelsior mixed
Fragrant flowers.

Centaurea scabiosa ( knapweed )
Have to watch this as it can be invasive.
Attracts butterflies.

Zinnia sprite
delicate and small flowered zinnia

Echinacea pallida
Good native plant choice for a wildlife garden.

Gaura lindheimeri ’The Bride
Long, graceful thin branching spikes of 1 in. white flowers, tinged pink.

Linaria Northern lights
An annual that has numerous tiny snapdragon-like flowers in shades of pink, yellow, red, purple and violet

None of these plants are probably suitable for formal garden but I am looking forward to get a pollinator patch in our “Sun Valley” this summer.

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an excellent selection Klahanie.

and many will have seeds you can collect later in the year.
all good for wildlife.

22 Feb, 2023


You have a great collection ther Klahanie and I bet you can't wait to sow them!

23 Feb, 2023


Good luck with your seeds, Klahanie.

23 Feb, 2023


Great choices Klahanie. Do you plan to start them off under cover, or will you try sowing direct when the soil warms up?

23 Feb, 2023


Lovely selection of seeds you have there, Klahanie!

23 Feb, 2023


Fabulous selection of seeds Klahanie. So much to look forward to in a few weeks..:)
I love Gaura and this one is a beauty, growing quite tall as I remember..enjoy!

23 Feb, 2023


it's wonderful to see all those flowers that'll bloom , best of luck

24 Feb, 2023


You’re going to love these Klahanie … the Gaura is a particular favourite - so pretty, and flowers for months!

25 Feb, 2023


Smashing selection, Klahanie! Lovely colourful plants to be had! Look forward to seeing them thrive for you and we'll see some pics later on. As Eileen said, you'll be buzzing with even more wildlife!

25 Feb, 2023

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