Also known as Matricaria. This lovely filler has fragrant foliage while the individual flowers sit uniformly on top of strong stems, making it a great cut flower.
100 seeds per packet
|Life cycle:||Tender Perennial|
|Climate:||Prefers a cool growing season and flowers from the end of spring through summer.|
|Sowing guide:||Sow in trays (recommended) in March to May / August-September and transplant after 3-4 weeks. Ensure very well-drained soil.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring|
|Germination guide:||Seeds germinate in 6-10 days from sowing @ 20-22 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of vermiculite/soil.|
|Flowering time:||October-December (if sown in March to May) or 110 days after sowing after August.|
|Final height:||50-85cm (autumn sowing will produce taller stems than spring sowing)|
Ensure well-drained soil, especially if planting in Autumn. Easy grower.
Harvest when almost all the individual flower on the flower stem are open. Plants will produce a strong second flush of stems after harvesting. Expected flower vase life is 7 days.