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Didiscus 'Blue Lace' (syn. Trachymene 'Blue Lace')

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  • Didiscus 'Blue Lace' (syn. Trachymene 'Blue Lace')

Didiscus 'Blue Lace'

Product Code: 030045

Quantity: 125 seeds

Availability: In stock.

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Didiscus 'Blue Lace'. (syn. Trachymene 'Blue Lace')

Beautiful pale blue, flat lacy umbels, which is lovely on its own, or used as a scented filler in any arrangement.

Derry Watkins - the brilliant plantswoman re-introduced me to this and I now grow it every year. It flowers for months and months and its blue flowers are an unusual colour for late summer and autumn.

  • Perfect for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects

Genus: Didiscus coeruleus
Variety: 'Blue Lace' (syn. Trachymene coerulea 'Blue Lace')
Type: Half-hardy annual
Sowing: Sow under cover March-April. Plant out after last frosts.
Site: Full sun and shelter
Final Thinning/Planting Distance: 20cm
Height: 60cm (24in)
Care Tips: These are scented, and perfect for growing in container pots.
Flowers: ❀ Late July - first frosts, 14 weeks from sowing.
Flower production: 2-3 months. These are a cut-and-come-again variety.
Vase life: 5-7 days.

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