Consolida ajacis 'Misty Lavender'
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|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Hardy Annual
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- May (if autumn sown) - August
- 90cm (36in)
- Common name
- Full Sun
- 30cm (12in)
- Germination can be better if seed pack is placed in freezer for one week before sowing. Sow inside February-April and lightly cover with vermiculite, or direct sow April-May and/or late August-September.
A sultry, smoky new form of this invaluable and reliable cut flower. It mixes well with any colour and lasts brilliantly in a vase.
You can dry it too by hanging it upside down. It makes excellent natural confetti.
Plant in full sun with good drainage. Space plants to aid air circulation and help prevent problems with mildew. Plant in groups of 3 or more. Stake plants and give a liquid feed during growth period. Deadhead to prolong flowering.