Poached Egg Plant

Limnanthes douglasii


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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Poached Egg Plant

Limnanthes douglasii


  • Annual to 15cm
  • Easy to grow


Annual to 15cm. Dense low growing bushy plant producing an abundance of white cup shaped flowers with bright yellow centres resembling an egg. Perfect for garden beds, borders, rockeries, meadow plantings, and pots or containers. Flowers have a subtle sweet fragrance. Makes a fantastic low maintenance groundcover. Great for attracting bees and beneficial insects. Will self seed freely. Easy to grow, just scatter into their position and cover with a thin layer of soil and keep soil moist until established. Also known as "Meadow foam" or  "Douglas' meadowfoam".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: early spring, winter, and late autumn
Germination: 14-21 days @ 16-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Half Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Plant Height: 15cm
Position: Full sun to part shade moist well drained soil.
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 110 days

(Product number: F6-16)
Seeds per gram: 120 seeds


SKU F6-16
Shipping Weight 0.0014kg
Botanical name: Limnanthes douglasii
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 120

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