Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before your last frost.
Transplant after last frost.
Direct seed after last frost.
Note: To improve germination, chill seed one week before sowing. Tolerant of cooler temps.
1/8-1/4" Darkness required to germinate.
9-12" in rows 15" apart.
14-21 days @ soil temp 55F. Does not germ well above 55F.
Full sun to part shade
Average to high. Prefers well-drained, and evenly moist soil.
Fresh and dried flower
Cut when 1/3 of stem is in bloom and expect a vase life of one week. Note that the growth habit of blue and white cloud is shorter with heavily branching stems that continue to flower.
Allow flowers to open and hang upside down to dry.