Lavatera Dwarf Pink Blush

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This lavatera is a dwarf variety producing white flowers with intriguing pink striations. They are great for the mid to back part of borders.

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This lavatera is a dwarf variety producing white flowers with intriguing pink striations. They are great for the mid to back part of borders and are also well suited to growing in containers. They will flower from July onward, deadhead to keep flowers appearing.

Sow  seeds under cover in March to April.

Sow Outside April to June direct into weed free soils and cover lightly with soil.

Transplant as seedlings develop and thin them out to a spacing of 45 cms. out when strong enough, spacing then 25-30cms apart and they will flower from July to October dependant on planting times.

This is a hardy annual providing an abundance of flowers and ideal for cut-flower.

Nutritional values: N/A

Pack size: Approximately 100 seeds

Cultivation Instructions:

Sowing Indoors: Early sowings from February to April  are best done under glass in individual pots or trays before planting outdoors. When planting outdoors follow the instructions below but of course place plants in the appropriate spacings. During growing ensure the temperature is kept at 21-25 C until germination which is normally 14-21 days

Sow/Plant outdoors:  Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into. Sow seeds outside from April to August. Draw out seed drills direct into the growing site 5cm (2in) deep in rows, placing the seeds 10-15cm (4-6in) apart, space between rows should be 60cm (24in) apart.

Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.

Care Tips:

If necessary thin seedlings to 10cm(4in) apart.

Ideal when planted in containers on patios or similar were you can enjoy their sweet fragrance.

Growing Information:

Soil type: Moist well cultivated soils that are well drained.

Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.

Position: Prefer open planting in vegetable beds.

Harvest: N/A

Flowering Time: July-on wards

Flowering height: 60-70cms

Fragrant: Yes

Full growing instructions provided on each pack.

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