Table of Propagation

NAME

PROPAGATION

COLOUR

HEIGHT

DIST. APART

AGERATUM

Seeds in February/March

Blue

4-9 in.

6 in.

ALYSSUM

Seed in February/March

White, pink

4-6 in.

6 in.

ANTIRRHINUM

Seed in February/March

Various

12-18 in.

10-12 in.

ASTER

Seed in March

Various

12-18 in.

10-12 in.

BEGONIA (Fibrous rooted)

Sow seed ro take cuttings of overwintered plants in Spring

Various

9-12 in.

and

higher

9-12in.

BEGONIA (Tuberous)

By division of tubers after start of growth in Spring or by seed in February/March

Various

9-12 in. or more

9~12in.

CALCEOLARIA

By cuttings in Autumn or Spring

Red and yellow

12-15 in.

9 in.

CARNATION

(Margueriteor

Chabaud)

Seed by Spring. Alternatively by cuttings or by layering during previous Summer

Various

12-14 in.

12 in.

DAHLIA

Seeding in Spring for dwarf beddingtypes. orcuttings from overwintered tubers when growth starts. Tubers may also be planted.

Various

1-6 ft.

1-3 ft.

(bedding types at 1ft. apart)

DIANTHUS

Seed in February

Various

12-15 in.

10-12 in.

FUCHSIA

Cuttings taken in Spring

Red, pink, purple

18in.-3 ft.

18 in.-3 ft.

GERANIUM

(Zonal

Pelargonum)

From cuttings taken in Spring or Autumn

Pink, white, red

9-12 in.

(also trailĀ­ing types)

9-12in.

GLADIOLUS

By corms planted direct or started in heatpriorto planting outside in May

Vast range of colours

1^-3 ft. or more

6-12 in.

HELIOTROPE

By cuttings taken in Spring

Blue

9in.-3ft.

1-3 ft.

LOBELIA

Cuttings may betaken in Spring, but usually seed is sown in February

Blue, white, pink

6-9 in.

6-9 in.

MARIGOLD (French & African)

Seed sown by February/March

Orangeshades

9 in.-2J ft.

12-15 in.

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