Forgotten password? Looking for something specific? Go to form. Fantastic dense spikes of very fragrant deep red flowers, exotic in appearance. Positively spectacular but prefers a sunny position. Hedysarum, also known as Sweetvetch, Sweet Broom or French Honeysuckle, is a once seen never forgotten plant.

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Sorry, sold out, but we are growing more so check again in a few weeks. Fantastic dense spikes of very fragrant deep red flowers, exotic in appearance. Positively spectacular. Needs a well drained soil and t olerates poor sandy or rocky soils.

This plant is sometimes cultivated for hay and livestock fodder in parts of Europe and northern Africa. All our plants are supplied established in pots. We do not sell 'plug plants' because those need to be grown on before planting. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant. We grow everything we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside.

Home All Plants Hedysarum coronarium Hedysarum coronarium. You save. Aspect: Full Sun. Soil Type: Mainly dry. Colour: Red. Current Stock:. Plant Details Fantastic dense spikes of very fragrant deep red flowers, exotic in appearance. Customers Also Viewed. Kitaibelia vitifolia MSRP:. Astragalus pelecinus MSRP:.

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Hedysarum coronarium

Gardening Help Search. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Best in gritty, moderately fertile, alkaline soils. Tolerates poor sandy or rocky soils. Best performance generally occurs in cool summer climates such as the Pacific Northwest. Consider trimming back taller plants after flowering to shape, particularly in hot and humid summer climates such as the St. Louis area where plant stems tend to recline in the heat of the summer.


Hedysarum carnosum Desf. Sulla Hedysarum coronarium L. Sulla is mostly upright, cm high with thick, succulent stems that become slightly woody after flowering. It has a deep, branching tap-root up to 2 m deep , with many secondary roots. The leaves consist of pairs of oval leaflets with a single terminal leaflet.


Sulla coronaria French honeysuckle, cock's head, Italian sainfoin, sulla, or soola [3] is a perennial herb native to Malta , Algeria , Morocco , Tunisia , southern Italy and Spain , cultivated for animal fodder and hay , and for honey production. The plant is deep- rooted and drought-resistant, growing to 1—1. Pods have a yellow thorny surface that turns brown at maturity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sulla coronaria Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae. Legumes of the World.

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