Tall elegant spires with densely packed rich lilac florets. Most blooms will be lovely full frilly doubles, they 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
Germination : 12-16 days
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.