Otherwise know as sweet scabious. Frilly flowers in a pretty purple tinged burgundy. The stems are tall and strong making them an elegant addition to the garden and an excellent cutting flower.
Type : Hardy Annual
Position : Full Sun
Height : 60cm
Quantity per packet : 25
Sowing method : Transplant is recommended. Start indoors August - September or autumn so in March - April
When to plant : Spring or Autumn
Spacing : 30cm
Depth : Surface sow and cover very lightly as light is needed for germination.
Germination : 7-10 days
Days to maturity :90-100
Flowers : December - March
When to pick : When flowers are partially open.
Vase life : 7-10 days