Also known as Chinese Forget-Me-Not, these small clouds of indigo-blue flowers are a perfect filler for your bouquets and posies.
Start under cover any time between September and February by sowing 5mm deep and placing in a dark room as they need darkness to germinate.
Prick out when the first two true leaves appear and move into 9cm pots, still under cover. Plant seedlings into garden in late March when ground has warmed.
Type: Hardy Annual
Needs light to germinate: No
Position: Full sun
Final Spacing: 22cm
Pinch: Yes when 20cm high
Can grow in containers: Yes
Hardiness: H5 (-15 to -10)
Harvest: Flowers May - July
Will be available as part of The Flower Club this year.