aka Prairie Gentian or Texas Bluebell
SAPPHIRE SERIES Lisianthus Seeds
Heavy blooming, branching, neat, mounding 6-10 inch plants cover themselves with magnificent candelabras of 2.5 inch flowers. The Sapphire series is the heaviest blooming lisianthus series we know and is perfect for edging borders or planting in containers. It can also be grown as a house plant in a sunny windows indoors.
CINDERELLA SERIES Lisianthus Seeds
'Cinderella' is the best double lisianthus for cutting, featuring large, elegant 3 inch double blooms clustered atop long, thick stems. They are long-lasting cut flowers (more than a week in the vase). 'Cinderella' lisianthus are ideal plants for borders and cutting gardens. They grow 2-3 feet tall.
DOUBLE MIX Lisianthus Seeds
A sensational formulated blend composed of fully double, blue, white, pink and yellow flowers.
How to Plant LISIANTHUS Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or
flats, use a sterilized soil-less mix. Press into soil, do
Kept at 70-80° F.,
germination is in 10-20 days. When 4-5 leaves have developed, transplant into the garden 6-8 inches apart. Pinch back plants to the third node to encourage bushy growth.
Direct sowing is not
Comments: Full sun or part shade, light shade in hottest climates. Moderate water; give regular moisture early in the season, avoid over-watering as plants become established. Does not like acid soil, does like regular feeding. Cut flowers last 1-2 weeks.