Fireweed care

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How to grow fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)



June – September


Watering should be constant and abundant, don’t let the soil to be dry.

gardening pot

As garden plant for beds of flowers, being very capable of self-reproduce through its rhizome.


In full sun or demi-shade, in a place not very warm. It is very resistant to freezing, tolerating temperatures to -20 Cº.


Propagate From seeds or cuttings in Spring or Autumn.


Siliceous soil with a good drainage

Other types of “Epilobium

Epilobium hirsutum —————-………….

Epiilobium latifolium —————– River beauty

Epilobium nummularifolium ————-………………

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 January, 2020

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