- First year flowering favourite.
- Dramatic, tall border plant with rich purple flower clusters. Hardy with some protection.
Sow indoors, January-April, to flower the same year, 0.5cm (¼") deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a greenhouse or on a warm, kitchen windowsill. A temperature of 20-25°C (68-77°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 21-35 days. If germination is slow or erratic, place the tray in a refrigerator or outside for 1-2 weeks, then return to the warmth. Transplant seedlings to 7.5cm (3") pots of compost, when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-June, 45cm (18") apart, when frosts are over. Flowers: July to October.
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Monday to Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Local Delivery (1-2 working days)
Postcodes L21, L22, L23
£3.95. Free delivery on orders over £25
Postcodes L4, L5, L9, L10, L11, L20, L29, L30, L31, L37, L38
£3.95. Free delivery on orders over £50
Standard Delivery (1-2 working days)
We use a Next Day Tracked service but please allow up to 2 working days.
£6.50. Free delivery on orders over £100 'Excluding Paint'
£7.50. Scottish Lowlands (Postcodes DG, E, EH, FK, G, KA1-26, KA29-30, ML, PA1-19, TD)
For Paint orders, the minimum delivery charge will be £7.95, or £8.95 for the Scottish Lowlands. For quantities over 2, £3 will be added per paint item.
Some heavy, large and/or fragile items are available for Local Delivery or Click & Collect only.
UK Highlands, Islands & Remote Areas - Please email for a quote. (See delivery page for full list of postcodes).
Unfortunately we are unable to deliver to BF (British Forces) Postcodes and BT, JE & GY Postcodes
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