Sweet-scented cut flower.
Pale pink, 2-2 1/2" blooms are held aloft on stiff stems. Flowers have a mild, clean fragrance and delicate appearance. Plant habit is branching and upright with few leaves. Plants produce blooms for up to two months in our trials. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 10,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 70-72°F (21-22°C)
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) – After last frost. Cover seeds as darkness aids germination. Transplant – Sow 4–6 weeks before last frost. Successive sowing every 2-3 weeks, spring through summer. While transplanting is possible, plants dislike root disturbance so we recommend seeding directly into the soil for best results.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: 24-36".
PLANT SPACING: 6-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
STEM LENGTH: 12-24".
VASE LIFE: 8-10 days.
HARVEST: When 1/2 the flowers on the umbel have opened.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, sandy soil.
USES: Cut flower. Borders and cutting beds.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trachymene coerulea