Variegated Plantain - Plantago Major Variegata Herb Seeds

Plantain Seeds - Variegated

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Herb Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 3 - 9

Height: 10 inches

Bloom Season: May - July

Bloom Color: White

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Average soils, pH 6 - 7.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: Sow at 68F, if no germ. in 3 - 4 weeks, move to 24 - 39F for 2 - 4 weeks

Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/16 inch

Sowing Rate: 2 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 6 inches

Variegated Plantain

Variegated Plantain (Plantago Major Variegata) - The cream and green marbled leaves form a basal rosette of oval leaves. Small green flowers on narrow spike in June - July. Self-seeds easily, remove flowers in self-seeding is not desired. This mound of variegated plantain leaves is great just to marvel at; however, variegated plantain leaves also work well for bee-stings! Plant this interesting novelty for a walkway or pathway planting in sun to open part shade.