Galega officinalis

The perfect filler for a summer naturalistic border, which gives airy clouds of pretty pea-like plumes. Keep picking and this flowers for months. More
1 x 9cm pot, for autumn planting 200958-1 £5.50 Now £4.40 In stock
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The perfect filler for a summer naturalistic border, which gives airy clouds of pretty pea-like plumes, and beautiful curving plant shapes standing nearly a metre and a half tall. Keep picking (or deadheading) and this flowers for months.

Genus Galega
Group/Species officinalis
Type Perennial
Common Name Goat's Rue
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 90cm (36in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Easy to grow in almost any garden soil but may spread in fertile soil and will need staking or support from established shrubs; prefers an open sunny position but will tolerate light shade.
Care Tips Cut back flowered stems to prevent self-seeding
Flowering June - July
Vase Life Strip the bottom leaves, and sear the stem ends for 10 seconds in boiling water and then place overnight in a bucket of cold water before arranging.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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