Didiscus '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 In stock
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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 coeruleus
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 Well-drained, Moist but 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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