This cut flowers mix consists of flowers in different shades of red, white, yellow, orange, blue, purple and pink. The colours are bright but some of them are beautifully pale pastels. This mixture contains for example: Snapdragon, Sunflowers, Cornflowers, Cosmos, Phlox, Nigella, Larkspur and Zinnia. Cut the flowers regularly to prolong flowering. This cut flowers mix attracts bees and butterflies. Heigth: 60 - 80 cm.
Cut flowers mixture
Outdoor sowing: april - mid july
Germination: 14 - 21 days
Germinationtemp.: 18 - 20°C
Sowing depth: shallow - ½ cm
Plant position: sunny
Flowers from: june - september
Sow in the beginning of april on a sunny plot. Mix the seeds with some sand and broadcast the seeds, then cover them with a very thin layer of soil or rake in the seeds gently. Keep moist and weedfree. This easy low maintenance mixture for a meadow-land doesn't require much maintenance after the seedlings appear.
In the fall, after the flowers have finished flowering, You can mow the pasture to about 5 cm above ground. Let the clippings dry for a couple of days, before You knock the seeds out of them with a shovel. To ensure that Your meadow-land has another nice flower meadow the following year. Pick the flowers before they bloom early in the morning and pick regularly to prelong flowering.