Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), packet of 300 seeds, organic
Family: Primrose (Onagracea)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 7
(Kaporie Tea) Patch-forming perennial, native to Eurasia. Leaves are narrow and tough, generally eaten only when young. The showy flowers occur in long plumes, colored pink or purple, on plants to 6 feet tall. Traditional usage: stomachache and prostatitis. Source of vitamin A and C. Plants prefer full sun to part shade and moist or poorly drained soil. Good at altitude. Sow tiny seed on surface in spring and press in firmly. Light-dependent germinator. Work up in pots. Space plants 2 to 3 feet apart.
300 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown