These stemless perennials need no introduction as they tend to live by their common name of ‘Johnny Jump-ups’ and appear where you would least expect them.
Until, of course, one winter’s day when they are not to be seen. The main reason we collect the seed is because occasionally Heartsease do not appear and a garden is much reduced by their absence.
As a medicine, Heartsease help clear catarrh, reduce inflammation and following their other common name, tone the blood vessels.
Degree of difficulty in germination…..2/10 (1 is easy – 10 very difficult) Seasonal