Description – Tall heads of bright, eye -catching rosy lavender, adding a tranquil tropical feel to borders.
Height: 120-150cm (4-5ft).
Sowing – Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 60-65F (15-18C). Sow in well drained compost, just covering the seed with compost. Sowing Time: February to March. Very slow and irregular germination. Keep the seed compost cool and moist but not saturated at all times.
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 6cm (24in) apart in full sun.
Aftercare – Plant in ordinary garden soil.
Flowers – July to October