This little known but beautiful lavender blue annual is worth a place in any garden.
Its blooms are produced freely from early to mid summer and are attractive to hoverflies, which destroy aphids!
Lovely in borders and informal plantings.
Freely produces mounds of silvery blue flowers from early to mid-summer and are perfect cottage garden plants.
The flowers are a magnet for bees and hoverflies so grow some near your veg plot so the hoverflies will eat your aphids too!
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How to Guide
Rake soil to provide a firm, even surface. Sow seeds thinly in pre-watered soil, lightly covering them with a little more soil.
Sowing made in semi-circular lines create a natural drift effect. Keep moist until seedlings appear and as required in dry spells.
Potting on/Thining Out
When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to allow their development and to prevent overcrowding.