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Schizanthus 'Dr Badger' | Sarah Raven

Schizanthus x wisetonensis 'Dr. Badger's Hybrids' Mix (Butterfly Plant)

A beautiful and delicate plant with dainty, fern-like foliage and butterfly-like flowers in summer.
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350 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June-September
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
x wisetonensis
Common name
Butterfly Flower
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
350 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
We usually sow this in August/September and keep in a cold frame for flowering in April to June the following year when there’s so little around.

Description

A beautiful and delicate plant with dainty, fern-like foliage and butterfly-like flowers in summer.

Care Tips

Idea for container pots as it prefers a restricted root run. Keep deadheading to extend the flowering period.