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Rehmannia elata

I bought one of these in June and it's been in flower ever since. It looks like there are a number of seedlings at its base. I know it's in the foxglove family - digitalis do well for me - but has anyone had their Rehmannia seed about? Hoping it's a frequent occurrence as I'd like to create self-seeding groups in different parts of the garden.


  • LG_LG_ Posts: 4,345
    edited November 2020
    It's not a plant I'm familiar with but the RHS suggests you can propagate by seed, so you may well be right. I think that personally I would be tempted to pot up a few of the seedlings to overwinter under cover.

    PS I've just spotted that you only bought it this year, so you don't know how well it will overwinter. It's not particularly hardy - H3.
    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.'
    - Cicero
  • Thanks @LG_ . I think I'll try leaving some outdoors and pot up others to overwinter in a cold greenhouse. Winters here are definitely colder than SE London.
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