Pincushion Flower Salmon Queen
Pincushion Flower ‘Salmon Queen’
No cutting garden is complete without a broad swath of pincushion flowers. These hardy annuals are easy to grow and produce a profusion of cute little blooms on long, strong stems. What makes these extra special is their uncommon color: a beautiful salmon-pink hue that is a floral designer’s dream and a favorite of everyone who visits the farm.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-100
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 50
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 6-8 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
For longest vase life flowers should be harvested when they are still in the bud stage or just partially open. Fresh flowers will last 7-10 days in the vase and flower preservative is recommended.
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