Love-in-a-Mist Plum & Lime Mix
Love-in-a-Mist 'Plum & Lime Mix'
We’ve combined two of our favorite love-in-a-mist varieties—‘Albion Green Pod’ and ‘Cramer’s Plum’ into a special mix for flower arrangers (pictured separately here). Plants are smothered in clouds of fluffy, white star-shaped blooms, and once petals drop, they leave behind the most beautiful lime-green and plum-colored balloon-like seedpods. Pods can be used fresh or dried.
Plant type: hardy annual
Height: 18-24 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65-85 days
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 75
How to Grow:
Plants dislike being transplanted and do best when direct-seeded into the garden in the fall or early spring. Seed can be tricky to start indoors, so pop seeds into the freezer for 10 to 14 days before sowing to speed up germination.
Harvest flowers when they are three-quarters open, or harvest pods when formed. Fresh flowers have a vase life of 7 days; dried pods last indefinitely. Dry by hanging upside down in a warm, dark place for 2 to 3 weeks.
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