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An attractive purple flowering plant that is attractive to butterflies. Thanks its name to the seed pods of this plant look like shimmering medals.
Wild bees and other pollinators are in decline. This plant is recommended specifically by the RHS as part of the RHS plants for pollinators scheme. This scheme helps gardeners to easily identify plants that encourage bees and pollinators back into the garden.
You can find more plants for pollinators on our designated page here.
The Judas Medal is a biennial flowering plant and owes its name to the round seed pods that look like medals. The rich shades of purple flowers are between 2.5 to 3 cm in size and are grouped at the top of an upright stalk.
The Judas Medal is particularly attractive to butterflies who enjoy its nectar-rich blooms.
When the plant has finished flowering, you can enjoy the special seed pods in their own right as foliage of white shimmery circles.
|Scientific Name||Lunaria annua|
|Pot Size||2 L|
|Growing Conditions||Partial Shade, Sunlight|
|Flowering Months||May, Jun., Jul.|