- Product Info
Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells, from Mr Fothergill's Flower Seed Collection, produce plants with large bell shaped flowers with the appearnce of a cup and saucer in a wide variety of colours. Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells is a hardy biennial, that flowers the year after sowing. Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells is a Cottage garden favourite for early colour and has lovely blooms. Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells plants are ideal for flower borders and for cut flowers.
Sowing and Growing Information:
Sow Outdoors - Sow Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells Seeds outdoors, in a seed bed, 0.5cm (¼") deep, directly into finely prepared soil which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2") apart when large enough to handle. Plant out to flowering position in autumn, allowing 30cm (1') between plants.
Sow Indoors - Sow Cup and Saucer Mixed Canterbury Bells Seeds 0.5cm (¼") deep, in seed trays of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse. Keep trays moist. Transplant individually when large enough to handle to 8cm (3") plant pots. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions before planting out 30cm (1') apart.
Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering season. The stems may need support in windy locations.
Sow Indoors: April.
Sow Outdoors: April to July.
Plant Out: September to October.
Flowers: May to July.
Plant Dimensions: 75cm (30") High, 30cm (1') Spread.
Soil Preference: Well Drained Soil.
Site Preference: Partial Shade.
Plant Type: Hardy Biennial.
Botanical Name Campanula medium.
Average contents: 650 seeds.