This biennial grows to a height of 2-3 feet. Blooms are 2" double bells that look like cups and saucers and come in shades of white, pink, blue, and lavender.
Biennial, zone 4-9
Germination: 7-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate.
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature for germination. Transplant after the last frost, 15-20” apart
Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow late spring into early summer or in the fall. Sow 3-4 seeds 15-20” apart.
Growth Habit: Upright, clumps
Height and Width: 24-36” x 12-18”
Spacing: 15-20” apart
Light Needs: Full sun to part sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms in the second
Uses: Flower beds, cottage gardens, cut flowers, deer resistant, attracts pollinators
Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Deadhead to prolong blooming. May require staking for support. Cut back after flowering if you don’t want it to self-seed