Has all the delights of bedding, drying and cutting use but in an attractive range of colours from pink, purple, lilac, blue and white. Also known as Love in the Mist and loved by flower arrangers.
WHEN TO SOW
March to May
WHERE TO SOW
Sow direct in flowering site or in short rows in a seed bed. Can be broadcast and raked into the site.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings to flowering site or thin direct sowings to 20cm (8″) apart.
June to August
Fast growing so dead heading encourages new flowers. For dried arrangements, cut seed heads before they burst open.