Hardy Annual. Flowers: Early to Mid-Summer. Height: 20 inches. Ideal For: Baskets, Bedding, Border, Containers, Ground Cover. Germination: Easy. Aftercare: Easy. Description: Brilliant blue, 2in flowers with vividly contrasting yellow and white centres. Neat, bushy and compact. Sowing Instructions: Sow in early spring 3mm (1/8in) deep at 21 -27C (70-80F) in a good seed compost. Soaking the seed for 2 hours in cold water before sowing is helpful. Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 5-14 days. They can also be sown where they are to flower during late spring and thinned out to required distance. Growing Instructions: When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 8cm (3in) pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 15-23cm (6-9in) apart in a sunny spot on light well drained soil. Caution: Seeds are very poisonous.
Eng.: Dwarf convolvulus, Dwarf glorybind. Suom.: Kirjokierto. Sven.: Blåvinda, dvärgvinda. Bot. syn.: Сonvolvulus minor.