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blue steel seeds

Blue steel seeds

Combines the best Summer-blooming lavender-blue colour with outstanding late-season garden performance.

High flower show rate with 1 to 3 plugs per 1-gallon container or 3 to 5 per 2-gallon container.

Transplant to finish: 9 to 15 weeks.

Blue steel seeds

Packet Contains: 10 Seeds

Variety: Blue Steel

An unusual perennial flowering in its first year with aromatic, silvery foliage and clouds of small blue flowers on strong silver stems. Drought proof and not often recognised.

How to Grow Perovskia from Seed

In stock? Yes

Germination: Up to 14 days

Item Code: 2046E

Sow: February – April

Type: Hardy Perennial

Blue steel seeds

Perovskia is a day-neutral plant. Vernalization is not required, but it does have a high light requirement (a light accumulator for flowering). It is one of the easiest perennials to grow from seed. Blooms July – September.

CULTURE: Sow 1 seed per cell in 288 or 180 plug trays end of February. Sow at 65 to 72°F (18 to 22°C). Cover the seeds with vermiculite to improve moisture for uniform germination. Use a well-drained, disease-free, soilless media with a pH of 5.8 to 6.2. Germination takes 2 to 4 days. Grow at 65 to 68°F (18 to 20°C) after germination occurs. Transplant 6/7wk plug into 4” pot (10.5 cm). Transplant end of May in full sun. 140 days from sowing to flowering. Pinching is recommended and can be done 2 to 3 weeks after transplant; leave 4 to 5 nodes below pinching level.