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Amethyst and Sapphire Cut Flower Mix

A jewel-like mix to grow in a sunny patch and pick for the house.
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700 seeds

15 items

30 items

Delivery:

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual, Hardy Perennial
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
700 seeds to cover 2sq metres, 1400 seeds to cover 4sq metres. Plant seedlings 30-45cm (12-18in) apart, 15 seedlings fills 2.5m² (ie 2.5m x 1m border or patch).
Cultivation
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

Description

A jewel-like mix to grow in a sunny patch and pick for the house. The anchusa and salvia provide the lower storey, the cornflower and verbena the upper, and all three are rich in nectar and pollen.

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If you have ordered these seeds, we have had unforeseen delays and they will now be available early March. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Care Tips

As well as the cutting garden these work well amongst a range of plants in a mixed herbaceous border. Support maybe required. Keep moist until established. Deadhead flowers regularly to encourage repeat flowering all summer long.