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Venus Looking-Glass hardy annual


Venus Looking-Glass hardy annualThe Venus's Looking-Glass, also known as Specularia Speculum, is a pretty hardy annual, bearing a profusion of Campanula-like flowers in July. Suitable for beds, pots, hanging baskets, or rock-work.

The Venus's Looking-Glass flourishes most in a compost of sandy loam and peat. The seeds are best sown in autumn and wintered in a greenhouse, but they may be raised on a hotbed early in spring. Cuttings of the young wood planted under glass root freely.

Their height is about nine inches.