Trachymene coerulea ‘Lacy Pink’ seeds- (Didiscus, Lace flower)

$4.10

This pretty lacy flower is a good garden subject and also is useful as a cut flower where its lacy appearance adds airiness to a bouquet.

Description

This is a pretty frothy lacy pink flower which makes an excellent cut flower, which gives a delicate appearance to bouquets. Th 6cm flowers are held on straight stiff stems, and they have a mild, clean fragrance . The plant is well branched and grows upright. It has few leaves. This plant is well worth having in the garden as it produces blooms for up to two months.

Sowing advice

Sow in spring, early summer late summer and autumn or can be sown indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow into seed trays filled with seed compost. Only cover lightly with soil. They require darkness to germinate. Cover, water only from the base. Ideal temp. is 18-20°C. Germination takes 15-20 days. Transplant when large enough to handle. Grow on in small pots. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Didiscus, Lace Flower

Family

Apiaceae, Umbelliferae

Maximum Height

approx 60 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30