|Hardy Perennial Wildflower
|Up to 70 cm
|May to August
|Site and soil type:
|Prefers moist soil in sun or partial shade
|When to sow:
|Spring to early autumn
|Where to sow
|Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into seed trays, modules or pots.
|Approximately 1200 seeds / 0.24 g
Ragged Robin is an upright plant with pink, narrow-petalled flowers.
It is very popular with Bumblebees, Honeybees and butterflies.
Once established it will self-seed and is happiest in moist soil such as pond edges. (It is very adaptable to other soils though as it's to established itself in the very dry cracks between our pation paving stones)
Ragged Robin provides food for the following creatures:
- Bumblebees and honeybees
- Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth 🦋
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.