Pincushion Flower Fama
Elegant button-like flowers on slender stems, these beauties are a favourite among floral designers. A perennial workhorse in the garden that will keep flowering for most of the year in mild climates. Their seed pods provide interesting texture and a sense of whimsy to any garden or bouquet.
15 seeds per packet.
|Life cycle:||Tender Perennial|
|Climate:||In areas with mild summers, plants will live for 3 years.|
|Sowing guide:||Sow in trays in March to May or September. Time sowing so that seedlings receive termperatures of at least 18 C. Transplant after 6-8 weeks. Direct sowing is not recommended.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring / Summer|
|Germination guide:||10-12 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with very thin layer of soil|
|Good Bee Food:||No|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March to May) or 100-140 days after sowing in September|
|Final height:||60-80 cm|
Harvest when the bottom layer of florets are starting to open. Expected vase life is 7-10 days.