Adding vertical interest and delicate airiness to the perennial border, Violet Queen is a fast-growing annual plant with dramatic huge, loose flower balls in late summer and autumn. The dark purple colour colour combines well. Half Hardy Annual.
Average content per packet: 300 seeds
January - March
Indoors in seed trays or pots.
Put seed packet into fridge for 1 week before sowing. Moisten compost before sowing. They need light for germination so sow seeds on the surface and do not cover. Fluctuating temperatures help e.g. cold nights and warm greenhouse days. Must be kept moist. When 2 leaves show prick out into trays 4-5cm apart or single pots