Beautiful striking blue spherical flower heads experiencing a revival in the floristry world. Bee friendly.
30 seeds per packet
17 in stock
|Climate:||Will toletrate frost and live for many years.|
|Sowing guide:||Sow in trays in September and transplant after 4-6 weeks|
|Germination guide:||7-14 days @ 20-24 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite|
|Flowering time:||Mid summer to late autumn|
Robust once established. Will tolerate a wide variety of soils.
Only harvest once the first couple of flowers are open. For drying you need to harvest before they open, but wait for a deep blue colour. Best to wear gloves - this is a very prickly thistle indeed.