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Balsamorhiza (Balsamroot)

Balsamroot is a small genus with perennial species native of meadows and rocky, dryish, sunny sites in southwestern United States. They have showy, short-stalked, bright yellow flowers above a dense basal leaf rosette. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained, slightly rocky or sandy soil in full sun. Ideal for the rock garden.
Sow flat in any rich, well drained soil. Keep pots in a sunny, protected spot outside. Transplant as soon as seedlings are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package.
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Balsamorhiza deltoidea (Deltoid Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza deltoidea (Deltoid Balsamroot)

50 (90)cm, Deltoid Balsamroot is a showy perennial from mountain areas in western North America (British Columbia to California). It bears several large, bright yellow flowers above a greyish green basal rosette of broad arrow-shaped leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package6825 € 4,99
Balsamorhiza hispidula (Hairy Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza hispidula (Hairy Balsamroot)

40cm, Hairy Balsamroot (syn. Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hispidula) makes a basal rosette of largely serrated and hairy leaves and rich yellow flowers. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. An excellent plant for the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Gooding County, Idaho, USA, at some 1.150m. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package 7415 € 7,99
Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala (Rabbit Head Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala (Rabbit Head Balsamroot)

30cm, Rabbit Head Balsamroot has deeply dissected leaves and bright single yellow flowers. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Kittitas County, Washington, USA at some 1250m. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent in the rock garden. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package6736 € 7,99
Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata (Woolly Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata (Woolly Balsamroot)

30cm, Woolly Balsamroot is a most ornamental and very rare variety with densely white woolly haired leaves and single bright yellow flowers. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Siskiyou County, California, USA at some 900m. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent in the rock garden. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6737 € 9,99
Balsamorhiza incana (Hoary Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza incana (Hoary Balsamroot)

40cm, Hoary Balsamroot makes a basal rosette of largely serrated and whitish hairy leaves and large rich yellow flowers. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. An excellent plant for the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Lewis County, Idaho, USA, at some 1.150m. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7416 € 7,99
Balsamorhiza rosea (Rosy Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza rosea (Rosy Balsamroot)

30cm, Rosy Balsamroot is native of northwestern USA. It makes a basal rosette of broad lobed leaves and rich yellow flowers fading to orange-yellow. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. An excellent plant for the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Benton County, Washington, USA, at some 600m. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7417 € 9,99
Balsamorhiza sagittata (Arrowleaf Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza sagittata (Arrowleaf Balsamroot)

20 (40)cm, Arrowleaf Balsamroot is a showy perennial with several large, bright yellow flowers with a darker yellow center above a greyish green basal rosette of broad leaves. Native or rocky sites in full sun in the eastern Cascades in western USA. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4748 € 4,99
Balsamorhiza sericea (Silky Balsamroot)

Balsamorhiza sericea (Silky Balsamroot)

20 (40)cm, Silky Balsamroot is a rare and endangered species from California and Oregon, USA. It makes deeply-dissected and hairy leaves on bright yellow flowers. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. An excellent plant for the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Josephine County, Oregon, USA, at some 450m. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7418 € 9,99