Plants provide tall, branching stems covered in clusters of color. These beauties are different from the traditional statice we all know. They are excellent bouquet fillers and when dried, they last indefinitely.
50 seeds per packet.
|Life cycle:||Tender Perennial|
|Climate:||Dislikes frost and could be considered annual in areas with cold winters / hot summers. Following germination, plants require a 2 week period of 16 C to encourage root development.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow not recommended. Sow in trays in March (only in areas with mild winters) or in September to October and transplant after 6 weeks.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring|
|Germination guide:||5-14 days @ 21 C.Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.|
|Good Bee Food:||Yes|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March) or 110 days after sowing in September.|
|Final height:||75 cm|
Harvest when the individual flower bracts are open and coloured up. Expected vase life 7 days when using fresh.