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Lunaria annua 'Chedglow' - 2022


By Andrewr

Lunaria annua 'Chedglow' - 2022 (Lunaria annua)

A form of honesty with very dark foliage. Available from a few nurseries or you can raise it from seed

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I saw a clump of this in an Open Garden last spring and was very taken with it.

19 Apr, 2022


I’ve walked past one or two gardens with a similar plant to this recently and wondered what it was called but the leaves were green on them would this be the same plant? If it is I much prefer this one.

7 May, 2022


Yes, the green one with mauve flowers has naturalised in the UK. There's also a white-flowered form plus a white one with variegated foliage

10 May, 2022


Oooh I’ll have to keep my eye out for the variegated one that sounds lovely too, thank you Andrew.

10 May, 2022


Not easy to find seed of this one. I have seen it in a number of Open Gardens last weekend. It seems much more vigorous than the more familiar varieties and a stunning colour.

11 May, 2022


This one and the variegated one is on my to get list :) thank you both.

11 May, 2022


Avon Bulbs currently have seed

Langthorns Plantery were selling plants last year, but it don't appear on their website just now

11 May, 2022


Not heard of them ones before thank you Andrew, I shall have a nosey :) other than the obvious sites I’m not too clued up where to get plants from unless you are after houseplants like Streptocarpus and Saintpaulia Dibleys in Wales have some nice variety’s.

11 May, 2022


Thanks, Andrew, for the tip-off.

11 May, 2022


Nice one. There is also a variegated with purple flowers, better contrast I think than the variegated with white flowers.

17 May, 2022

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