Verbena - T&M Dwarf Jewels Mixed
These dwarf, spreading, early blooming plants, produce vividly coloured flowers in a mix carefully formulated to maintain a range of bright colours in optimum balance. It is an invaluable variety for massing in beds, edges or borders, window boxes and baskets. It flowers in the summer. Height: 25-30cm.
Sow late winter to early spring at 18C, 1.5mm deep in a good free draining seed compost, seal in a polythene bag after sowing and place in complete darkness until the seeds start to germinate. Germination usually takes 12-18 days although can be longer than this on some occasions. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 1-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 3cm apart in sun and ordinary well-drained soil.