|Scarlet Hedge Nettle|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Plant Height:||12 inches|
|Plant Spread:||12-18 inches|
Other: Soft to the touch.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable as Annual
|Propagation: Seeds:||Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Days to germinate: 21-35
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow late winter, 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant in the Spring. Pinch back when transplanting. Space 16" apart. Self seeds & spreads by roots.
|Containers:||Suitable in 1 gallon
|Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Sep 23, 2011 11:02 PM
I always have visitors rub the fuzzy leaves and tell me what it smells like, most never guess it. Kids love the '7-Up' plant and I make sure to have plenty of 'petable' plants that they can enjoy, this being a favorite.
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