Didiscus coerulea 'Blue Lace'

Beautiful pale blue, flat lacy umbels, didiscus blue lace is lovely on its own, or used as a scented filler. More
125 seeds 030045 £1.95

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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.

Genus Didiscus
Group/Species coerulea
Variety Blue Lace, syn. Trachymene coerulea 'Blue Lace'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Lace Flower
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover March-April. Plant out after last frosts.
Care Tips These are scented, and perfect for growing in container pots.
Flowering Late July - first frosts, 14 weeks from sowing
Vase Life These should last 5-7 days in the vase.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Didiscus coerulea 'Blue Lace' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Angela

Really lovely flowers and good for cutting

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Gill

Didn’t germinate. No more to say

Lovely little blue domes

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Reviewed 10th April 2018 by Jean Williams

I grew these last year and loved these pretty little blue domes which lasted for ages. I must admit I didn't realise they were scented but will grow them again this year to liven up some pots. I have already recommended them to a neighbour.