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Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife.
Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife?
The truth is that it’s not just a dream but a distinct possibility for you.
In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. I have grown these flowers myself then selected the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow. To find out more about a plant just click on the images below to open the page and read more about how to grow them.
Seeds to sow in May.
There are lots of lovely Hardy Annual Seeds to sow in April. They are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.
May is the month to sow Half Hardy Annuals too. Cosmos Antirrhinum (Snapdragons) Rudbeckia and Cleome can all be sown now.
COUNTRY GARDEN SEED SHOP
Molucella laevis Seeds
Molucella is a striking foliage plant with beautiful spires of green bells. It’s a native of
How to grow Molucella laevis
|Plant Type||Hardy Annual|
|Height & Spread||60-90cm/2-3 feet tall x 45cm/18 inches wide|
|Sow Seeds||Molucella seeds needs a cold period to germinate well. Either place the seed packet in the freezer for one week to break dormancy then sow indoors in March/April. Or sow direct in May (after chilling) when the soil has warmed up and the outdoor temperature is above 15°C. Needs light to germinate. A spring sowing to flowering usually takes 14 weeks.|
|Thin/Plant Out||Thin/ Plant out 45cm apart. In windy places provide support such as twiggy sticks or netting stretched horizontally.|
|Conditions Required||Molucella will grow in most soil conditions. Provide a sunny, well drained, sheltered spot for best results.|
|Flower Production||Molucella flowers from June – September. Keep picking and dead heading to encourage the plants to carry on flowering.|
|Picking||Choose a cool part of the day to pick such as early morning or evening. Remove lower leaves. Molucella lasts 7 -10 days in a vase and can be also be dried for use in floral arrangements.|
|Planting Combinations||The beautiful fragrant apple green stems of Molucella combine well with most colourful annual flowers. They are particularly striking with tall white Cosmos, Snapdragons and Larkspur.|