Lace Flower Seed - Didiscus Caeruleus Blue Lace Flower Seeds

Lace Flower Seeds

Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 5 - 10

Height: 28 inches

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: Lavender blue

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, fertile, pH 6.6 - 7.3

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Didiscus Caeruleus

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 20 - 30 days

Light Required: No

Depth: Cover seed 1/16 inch

Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 8 inches

Care & Maintenance: Lace Flower

Blue Lace Flower (Didiscus Caeruleus) - Grow these gorgeous flowers, perfect for cutting and arrangements, from Lace Flower seeds. The common name of this plant is very much deserved, and it well-describes the general appearance of the large umbels of delicate, pale lavender-blue, lightly sweet-scented flowers. Several flowering stems per plant, upright, branching growth habit. Blue Lace Flowers are ideal for bedding and borders, and they make an excellent cut flower with a long vase life. The silver-green foliage is very attractive as well. Easy to grow from flower seeds. Lace Flower enjoys a sheltered, sunny position in the garden, and they are low-maintenance and carefree. Just enjoy them! Blue Lace Flower is a native of Australia, and it is in the parsley family, related to fennel, dill, and Queen Anne's Lace. Another common name for this flower is Blue Rottnest Island Daisy. A synonymous botanical name is Trachymene Coerulea.

Sow Blue Lace Flower seeds indoors, 6 - 8 weeks before last expected frost date. Press the flower seeds into the soil and cover no more the 1/16 inch. Keep seeds moist until germination. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into pots and gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions for 10 - 15 days. Plant outdoors after all risk of frost has passed.