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Lovely, deep blue annual, native to Southern Europe, does well in our climate. Fern-like lacy leaves and 1.5 to 2ft. tall spikes covered in deep blue flowers adored by hummingbirds and butterflies. Blooms late spring through summer. Fabulous fresh-cut or dried flower.
Seed as soon as soil can be worked in spring or start indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting. Slow germinator, soak seeds overnight to speed it up. Plant seeds 1/4-inch deep, cover well and keep soil cool. Transplant into rich, well-drained soil in sunny part of garden after last frost.
plants grow 3-5 ft. Lovely as a mass planting or against a wall
provide support for cut flower quality
all parts of the plant are considered toxic if eaten, including seeds
alternative cool temp germination technique: spread seed on damp paper towel, fold, put in fridge inside zip-lock bag for 2 weeks, then plant
Variety: Giant Imperial Mix
Latin Name:Consolida ambigua
Seed Count: 50
Plant Cycle: Annual
Days to Germinate: 14-21
Days to Harvest: 100-125
Farm Type: Ecologically Farmed, Safe Seed Pledge
Planting Seasons: Spring
Seed Type: Heirloom , Open Pollinated
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Intermediate
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