Description – A truly elegant border perennial with blooms in blue, mauve and white on long slender stems which are much in demand for cut flowers. Flowers summer. Height 30in.
Sowing – Sow from late winter to early summer 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in John Innes Seed Compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 10-30 days at 21-24C (70-75F).
Growing – Transplant when large enough to handle into boxes or 8cm (3in) pots. Later plant out 4cm (16in) apart into fertile well drained garden soil in a sunny spot.
Flowers – July to September