QIS Dark Blue
Tall spires of indigo coloured double blooms which make excellent cut flowers and also dry well. Prefers cool growing conditions so ideal for areas with cooler summers. Can be autumn sown for early spring flowers the following year. Chill seeds in the fridge for a week before sowing to help speed up germination.
Type : Hardy Annual
Position : Sun
Height : 100cm
Quantity per packet : 100
Sowing method : Direct sow where they are to grow.
When to plant : Early spring or autumn sow in March
Spacing : 30cm
Depth : 6mm - darkness required for germination.
Germination : 14-21 days, do not germinate well about 13 degrees C.
Days to maturity : 80-90
Flowers : December - March
When to pick : When partially open.
Vase life : 6-7 days
CAUTION: All parts of this plant including the seeds are poisonous to humans and animals. Handle with care.