Botanical Name: Consolida regalis
Native: Europe and Asia
Plant Dimensions: 3'–4' tall
Variety Information: 1"–1½" double flowers in shades of blue, pink, and white. Single flowers may occur during warm temperatures.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Spring to summer
Attributes: Cut Flower, Deer Resistant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked, or in fall before average first frost.
When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Does not transplant well. Sow into biodegradable pots and plant directly into the ground to minimize transplant shock.
Days to Emerge: 10 –15 days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"–12"
Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–12"