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Ageratum Seeds - Blue Mink

Ageratum Seeds - Blue Mink
Sales price £1.75
Description

Average Packet Content 1200 seeds

Large heads of rich lavender-blue blooms. Stunning grown with red salvias! Ideal for edging or creating colour drifts. HHA - Half hardy annual. Height 23cm (9").

Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approximately 15-18°C (60-65°F) pressing the seed lightly onto a good quality finely sieved, moist compost. Do not exclude light or allow to dry out (Germination 10-14 days). Transplant seedlings, spacing them out 5cm (2 inches) apart in trays and grow on. Plant out 30cm (12 inches) apart in a sunny position after the danger of frost has passed. Ageratum has an interesting meothod of protecting itself against insect attack, it produces a chemical which can cause sterility in the insect pests.