Sow Easy Flowers for Children Tin Collection

A collection of easy to grow seeds perfect to get children in to gardening. More
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These will help to get your children gardening. That’s when I started, then I returned to it in my twenties. Lets hope we can encourage a whole new generation of gardeners.

Includes 1 packet each of the easy to grow:

  • Calendula officinalis ‘Indian Prince’
  • Centaurea cyanus ‘Blue Boy’ (Cornflower)
  • Eschscholzia californica ‘Orange King’
  • Helianthus debilis ‘Vanilla Ice’ (Sunflower)

Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Back, Middle, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Clay
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45-120cm (18-48in)
Spacing 15-30cm (6-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Mix seeds and sow direct April-June. Clear area, dig over, rake soil to form a fine seed bed into which seeds will readily germinate. Scatter seeds evenly, rake over and water.
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong flowering.
Flowering May - October
Harvesting Flower production 4-5 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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