About 3 feet tall with a spreading habit. Continuous Noxema-blue blooms attract lots of bees. Tough and drought resistant, it reseeds itself vigorously. Grown as an ornamental as well as for the fuzzy, cucumber-tasting leaves in the spring. 100 seeds
Germination: 5-10 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Sowing outdoors is best, in the spring when soil temps reach 65 degrees.Sow a few seeds in each spot, 10-15" apart. For a head start you can start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost using peat,cow,or paper pots(grows a delicate taproot, successful transplanting may be difficult) Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures. Transplant to 12-15" apart. Self sows easily.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Average to fertile, moist soil
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.