RHS old seed: Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. Moderately fertile mbwd soil in sun or partial shade. Sow seed in a cold frame in autumn. Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub
The coca plant is one of the widely used plants in South America. It is said, chewing the leaves will help treat a headache and prevent tiredness. It is also used to relieve sickness, hunger, fatigue and even aches and pains.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses row on row To mark our place; We shall not sleep though poppies grow In Flanders fields. John McCrae, - Written to honor those who lost their lives on France's fields during WWI.