Spider Flower. A spectacular tender annual flowering from mid-summer until autumn frosts.The beautiful ball shaped flower heads 15-18cm across produce a succession of scented airy blooms in Pink, Rose, Carmine and Violet radiating from the tall stems like the legs of a spider, hence its common name. Sow seeds directly in the garden after all danger of frost has passed or start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Light aids germination, also pre-chilling seeds may assist.
Maturity 75 days from transplant.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|20-30||7-14||150cm||50cm||Full Sun/Semi Shade||2.3||100||Border|