Didiscus – Lacy Lavender Blue


Packet (~100 seeds)


Lacy Lavender Blue Didiscus dazzles with dainty, blue-lilac flowers that bloom on and on, pulling at the heart strings of honey bees and humans alike. 2″ elegant flowers shimmer atop 24-36” sturdy stems and have a gentle fresh fragrance- making them a wise addition to any cut flower garden. Simultaneously a filler and thriller.

Days to Maturity: 95-100 days
Latin Name: Trachymene coerulea
Life cycle for seed saving: Annual

Planting Instructions:
Direct seed Lacy Lavender Blue Didiscus after last frost, or sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost.  (We recommend direct seeding as these plants especially dislike root disturbance.) Planting depth: 1/16”. Optimal soil temp. for germination: 70-72°F. Thin plants to 6-12.” Harvest when ½ the flowers on the umbel are open.

For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!

All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!