Spring Meadow Bee-friendly Mix

R60.00

Throw-and-grow is what this bee-loving collection is all about! Our spring meadow collection is ideal for someone who enjoys a wild garden look. These flowers were selected for their ability to “self-seed” once their flowers have faded and seed pods have formed.

 

Contains a mix of Borage, Cosmos, Fennel, Nigella, Cornflower, Carrot, Calendula, Buckwheat and Basil.

 

Approximately 2g of seeds per packet.

197 in stock

Category:
Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Moderate climate and heat-loving annuals.
Sowing guide:Sow September to February onto a weed-free, flattened bed. Scatter seeds evenly over a 2m2 area and gently water the area well. Keep area moist until germination. Water often until seedlings have established.
Germination guide:5-21 days @ 16-20 C. Light required - do not cover too much.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:25-30 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:70-90 days after sowing.
Final height:50-120 cm

Growing Tips:

Remove only the first couple of spent flowers to encourage the growth of more flowers.


Harvesting Tips:

Leave the subsequent flowers on the plants for the bees to enjoy and to allow self-seeding after the flowers have faded and seed pods have formed.

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!