One of the most pollinator and beneficial insect friendly flowers that you can grow, this mid sized plant is a must-have for any garden. Exceptionally interesting, curling flowers are held above lacy, fern-like foliage. Blooms are a soft periwinkle blue-purple and smell like grape candy. In addition to being a favorite with the insects, bee’s friend makes a delightful, long-lasting cut flower.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 45-60 days
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Direct seed in the spring as soon as danger of frost has passed. Cover seeds with soil as they need darkness to germinate.
Harvest stems when flowers are just beginning to open. Expect a 7-10 day vase life.
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