Trachymene coerulea

Didiscus Lace Flower

R60.00

Another very productive bouquet filler. Strong, branching stems contain a multitude of dome shaped flowers. The elegant and delicate appearing flowers have a clean fragrance and bloom for a long time. Blue flowers fade to a pale blue once opened fully. Easy to grow.

 

50 seeds per packet

13 in stock

Category:
Flower type:Filler
Life cycle:Hardy Annual
Climate:Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand some frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in March to April / September. Alternatively, sow in trays and transplant after 6-8 weeks, although not recommended as plants dislike root disturbance.
Germination guide:14-21 days @ 21 C. Darkness required - cover seed with soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:23 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 100 days after sowing in September.
Final height:75 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when one flower on the spray is open and during the cool part of the day. Expected vase life is 8 days.

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