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Isatis tinctoria (Woad)

This traditional dye plant has towering and puffy clouds of yellow-green in spring with glamorous, shiny, ebony seedpods which store in dried arrangements for years.
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100 seeds

5 super plugs (200473-5)

10 super plugs (200473-10)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Biennial
Position
Border (Back), Border (Middle)
Soil
Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Flowers
May
Height
1.3m (4ft 3in)
Group/Species
tinctoria
Common name
Dyer's Woad
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun, Part Shade
Spread
60cm (24in)

Description

This traditional dye plant has towering and puffy clouds of yellow-green in spring with glamorous, shiny, ebony seedpods which store in dried arrangements for years. Currently a very fashionable plant, all over the Chelsea Flower Show gardens.