Seeds - Immortelle 'Mixed Colors' OG (SGH)


  • Seeds - Immortelle 'Mixed Colors' OG (SGH)
  • Seeds - Immortelle 'Mixed Colors' OG (SGH)

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Description: The petals of these classic, cheery flowers have a stiff, papery quality making them ideal for dried cut flower bouquets. Mix of earthy colours. Easy to grow! 

Pack Size: ~ 50 seeds

Latin Name: Xeranthemum annuum 'Mixed Colors'
Alternative Names: Everlastings
Main Uses: Ornamental, cut flower

Zone Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 45 - 60 cm (18 - 24 inches)
Flower Colour: Mixed
Flowering Time: Blooms mid-summer into fall

Germination: 7 - 14 days at 21° C. 
Sowing: Indoors 5 - 8 weeks before last frost date. Sow 3 seeds per cell or plug. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. 
Planting depth: Lightly press into the planting medium.
Planting out: Direct seed 1/4” deep, thin to a final spacing of 15 - 30 cm (6 - 12 inches) in early June once soil has warmed and there is no chance of frost.

Growing in Containers: Well-suited to larger pots (minimum 8-12 inches)

Fertilizing (Containers): Amend potting mix with 25% quality compost. No additional fertilizing required unless plants show signs of nutrient deficiency (sluggish growth; yellowing of leaves).

Watering (Containers): Water deeply when top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.

Growing in Mixed Planters: Well-suited to larger mixed planters (e.g. half barrel)

Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in average garden soil, amended with compost on an annual basis. No additional fertilizing required.

Watering (Garden): Water young transplants for the first 14 days in ground. Once established, watering is only required under drought conditions.

Pest/Disease Issues: No major concerns

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited to indoor growing

What about Grow Lights? Excellent at seed starting stages

General Indoor Care: N/A

Indoor Container Suggestions: N/A

Winter Fertilizing: N/A

Winter Watering: N/A

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