Also known as baby’s breath, these clouds of tiny white flowers are a perfect filler for your bouquets and posies.
Start under cover any time between September and February by sowing onto the surface of moist compost and covering lightly.
Prick out when the first two true leaves appear and move into 9cm pots. Plant seedlings into garden in late March when ground has warmed.
Alternatively, direct sow seeds in late March or April. Thin to final spacing when a few cm tall.
Type: Hardy Annual
Needs light to germinate: No
Position: Full sun
Final Spacing: 22cm
Can grow in containers: Yes
Hardiness: H5 (-15 to -10)
Harvest: Sow in succession every two weeks for flowers from July-October