Flowers in : Summer
Germination : Easy
Aftercare : Easy
Ideal for : Baskets, Bedding, Containers, Patios
Height : 6 inches
Average 1500 seeds
Glistening, contrasting effective snow-white flowers with the odd pale blue. Particuarly suitable for edging following the line of a path or contrasting with another variety like the deep blue Crystal Palace. Flowers summer. Height 15cm (6in).
Sow late winter to mid spring at 18-24C (65-75F) in a good seed compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm down compost. Keep soil damp but not wet. Do not exclude light, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 14-21 days.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant in bunches of 3 or 4 and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 10cm (4in) apart in a sunny spot in light moist soil.
Harmful if eaten