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The Everlasting Rich Collection

A rich mix of the black pods of Nicandra with forever-keeping-their-colour, crimson strawflower, filled in between with our favourite spun-sugar grass.
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15 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Border (Middle), Container Garden, Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - November
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
90cm (36in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in March or outdoors from late-April, covering seeds thinly with soil, they need light to germinate (1-3 weeks). Indoors, pot on then plant out after the frosts. Space/thin seedlings to 40cm (16in).

Description

We’ve become very keen on everlasting stems – for their ethereal beauty along with their real claim to sustainability, so particularly for winter, we have vases in key places which last for months. Here there’s a rich mix of the black pods of Nicandra with forever-keeping-their-colour, crimson strawflower, filled in between with our favourite spun-sugar grass.

This collection contains 5 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

Requires little aftercare except watering during dry spells. Nicandra may require support. Will self-seed freely, remove seed heads if you do not want it to spread.