Didiscus dazzles with dainty blue-lilac flowers that bloom on and on, pulling at the heart strings of honey bees and humans alike. Two-inch, elegant flowers shimmer atop 24-36” sturdy stems making for 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: Annual
Direct seed after last frost.
Planting depth: 1/16”.
Optimal soil temp. for germination: 70-72°F.
Thin plants to 6-12.”
Harvest when ½ the umbels on a flower 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!