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Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis 200 Seeds USA Company

Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis 200 Seeds USA Company

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Anagallis arvensis, commonly known as scarlet pimpernel, is a small flowering plant in the Primulaceae family. It is native to Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia. Scarlet pimpernel is an annual plant that typically grows low to the ground, reaching heights of only about 10 to 30 centimeters (4 to 12 inches). It has oval-shaped leaves that are arranged oppositely along the stems. The most striking feature of the plant is its bright red or orange flowers, which have five petals and a small yellow center. However, some varieties may produce blue or white flowers.This plant thrives in disturbed habitats, such as fields, roadsides, and gardens, where it can spread rapidly. It is often found in sandy or gravelly soils and tolerates a wide range of environmental conditions, from full sun to partial shade. It is cultivated in gardens for its colorful flowers. Additionally, it has a long history of medicinal use in traditional herbal medicine. The plant has been used to treat various ailments, including skin conditions, respiratory issues, and digestive problems. Overall, Anagallis arvensis is a charming and adaptable plant that adds a splash of color to natural landscapes and gardens.


Growing Instructions for the Scarlet Pimpernel


The seeds have a period of dormancy. They can be planted outdoors in the fall or winter for spring germination or they can be cold stratified to simulate winter conditions and to break their dormancy at any time of the year. 1. Put the seeds in a ziplock bag. 3. Put the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for 4-6 weeks. 2. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil. Gently press them into the surface of the soil. 3. Barely cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil. They need light to germinate. 4. Water the seeds. 5. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.



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