500 natural seeds
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Agastache aurantiaca Lilac Sprite
- Days to germinate : 10 to 14
- Flowers in : Late June to first frost
- Ideal for : Baskets, Bedding, Borders, Containers, Pot Plants, Wildlife Garden
- Special Features : Flowers in 1st Year
- Height : 18 inches
Heavily scented well-branched plants with a long flowering period. A good product for 1 litre pot production in spring and through into summer. Ideal for containers and attractive to bees and other insects.
Sow on to a moist seed sowing compost in a 576 plug tray or similar size cell. Cover lightly with vermiculite and propagate at 18 to 20c. Germination should begin to take place after 10 to 14 days. Maintain a temperature of 15c after germination.
After germination grow on the January sowings at 10c until they are established and pot on into 9cm pots, 6 packs or put 3 plugs in a 11cm or 1 litre pot for sale from April onwards. Grow as cool as possible and use the growth regulator B nine to achieve good quality compact plants. Treat the June-July sowings in the same way but over winter these in a well ventilated glasshouse, at 5c for sale the following spring.
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