Siseli gummiferum

Moon Carrot

R60.00

Flowers start off as flat-topped pink umbels, maturing into large flower domes consisting of many small white balls, on stems held above greyish, lacy foliage. Fresh stems are long lasting.

 

50 seeds per packet.

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Lilac shades, Colorado

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Filler
Life cycle:Tender Perennial
Climate:Tender perennial. Will tolerate frost.
Sowing guide:Refrigerate seeds @ 5-8 C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing. Sow in trays (recommended) in May / September to November and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
Germination guide:21-30 days at 18-24 C. Light required - cover lightly with thin layer of soil. Keep moist (not wet) until germination. Water seedlings often until they have established.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30-45 cm apart
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:365 days (only flowers in second year)
Final height:60-90 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when half of the small florets on the flower umbel have opened. Expected vase life is 4-6 days.