Extremely large frilly flowers on long stems.
The unique colour of Lilac Silk is a delicate pale lilac shaded onto a cream base. The flowers are large with silky, wavy petals.
Highly commended RHS and NSPS.
|J Jan||F Feb||M Mar||A Apr||M May||J June||J Jul||A Aug||S Sep||O Oct||N Nov||D Dec|
How to Guide
Sow 5 seeds in a 12cm/5in pot of moist seed compost. Lightly cover with compost.
Water well after sowing but not again until seedlings emerge. Germinate at 10-15C / 50-60F
Sow 2cm / 1in deep and 10cm / 4 in apart. Water daily until seedlings emerge.
Sowing Distance20cm / 8in
Potting on/Thining Out
Grow on indoor raised seedlings in unheated conditions, ideally in a cold frame.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
From March, spacing 20cm / 8in apart. Support with canes or netting.