One of the most impressive black flowers in cultivation today
So black they shine like velvet
Don't forget to check out ourEdible Flowers Guide
Height Up to 20cm (7.9in)
Spread Up to 25cm (9.8in)
patiocottage gardensalpine & rockery
Sun or semi shade
Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'
Verbascum x hybrida 'Snow Maiden'
Pennisetum macrourum 'Tail Feathers'
Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Icicle'
Geum flore-plena 'Blazing Sunset'
Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mixed'
Hollyhock 'Chater's Double Apricot'
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. The crystallised petals are great decorations for cakes and cookies, or they can be added straight to green salads for an injection of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.
It’s easy to grow pansies from seed
Reasons to buy your seeds from Thompson & Morgan
1 Packet (25 Seeds) (75005)
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant about 5cm (2in) apart in trays of potting compost or 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow cool. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 23-30cm (9-12in) apart in most soils, sun or part shade.
June-August sowings can be planted out in their flowering positions, window boxes, hanging baskets, planters in the Autumn, they will flower in mild spells through the winter and again in the spring.
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 or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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