Small purple flowers bring some colour to the garden and the vase in May when little else is flowering. Followed by silvery, mother-of-pearl like seed heads that look stunning used in dried arrangements and wreaths.
Harvesting the seed pods is a mindful activity in itself
Will self seed freely if seeds not harvested.
Senses: Sight and Touch
Colour: Purple followed by silver seed heads.
Ideal for: Cut flowers, dried flowers.
Seeds per packet: Approx 120
Sow: Sow direct in June
Harvest: Flowers in April, May, June the following year followed by Seed heads in September.
Vase life: Flowers 4-5 days, Dried seed heads indefinitely.