Limnanthes douglasii (Poached Egg Plant)

Easy, low-growing annual with yellow and white flowers, which look like poached eggs, in summer and autumn. More
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Easy, low-growing annual with yellow and white flowers, which look like poached eggs, in summer and autumn. One of the best plants for attracting beneficial insects.

Genus Limnanthes douglasii
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Poached Egg Plant
Border Position Front
Site Full Sun
Height 15-20cm (6-8in)
Spacing 30cm (12in), thin to 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Direct sow in mid spring or sow August-September for growing and picking a little through the autumn and winter. It will then grow strongly in early spring to bloom for weeks. It will self sow every year after that.
Flowering June - October
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months.
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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