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.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 60cm (24in) apart in full sun.
Plant in ordinary garden soil.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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These are so resilliant!
By Dinah Dayus 04-12-2015
I grew mine from seed four years ago, and each clump has steadiely increased year by year. I love the way the bottoms of the dry stems come back to life in spring. They turn from dry, hollow twigs to foliage from bottom up, and then produce radiating shoots for the flowers and new growth. I expected the winds to kill them off compleatly each winter becasue they are tall plants, but they are returning better each year.
Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with the results. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.
Huge, prolific plants, brilliant
By Morag Geddes 04-10-2015
I ran out of space to plant all these, I am new to gardening and probably not the most attentive seed propagator but these are outstanding in my cold wet Scottish garden.
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