Didiscus - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - After last frost. Cover seeds as darkness aids germination. Transplant - Sow 4–6 weeks before last frost. Successive sowing every 2-3 weeks, spring through summer. While transplanting is possible, plants dislike root disturbance so we recommend seeding directly into the soil for best results.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: 24-36".
PLANT SPACING: 6-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
STEM LENGTH: 12-24".
VASE LIFE: 8-10 days.
HARVEST: When 1/2 the flowers on the umbel have opened.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, sandy soil.
USES: Cut flower. Borders and cutting beds.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trachymene coerulea