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STOCK Giant Column Purple Heart

Stock: 291 Available

Matthiola incana

Family: Brassicaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

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Producing strong dense, deep purple flowers this is a favourite home gardener and for professional cut flower growers for outdoor production.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in a sunny position. Prefers a rich loose soil but will tolerate dry poor soils.

Tropical: Autumn.
Temperate: Mid-summer to Autumn.
Cold: Mid-summer to Autumn.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays transplant when 5 cm high, avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 20 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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