Originating from Australia, this attractivebears star-like from early summer to autumn in cooling shades of blue, purple and white.
The plants are ideal for a window box orgrowing and will perform equally well grown in a sunny border.
The following varieties are easily raised from.
‘Blue Star’ has star-like flowers of deep blue. The delicately scented blooms are unique, with attractively quilled petals.
‘Iberidifolia Mixed’ includes, pink and white flowers.
‘Purple Splendour’ bears bright purple flowers with striking black centres.
‘White Splendour’ produces daisy-like blooms of pure white with yellow centres.
Sowin trays under glass in early spring, maintaining a temperature of 16-18°C (6I-64°F). Cover the seeds and water gently with a fine spray.
When theare large enough to handle, transfer them to trays of or universal . Grow on and harden off the plants prior to planting out in late spring or early summer, in tubs or window boxes with other flowers or directly out into a sunny border.
Pests and diseases: Trouble free.