Nemesia Carnival Mix 100 Seeds
The size of Nemesia makes them ideal for growing in rock gardens, borders, or as edging plants.
The Carnival Mix has very large and vivid flowers.
These seeds have been tested to have a Germination Rate of 86%.
How to Grow Nemesia
It is best to grow Nemesia indoors first, especially in hot areas. Start the process off about 7 or 8 weeks before you expect the last frost of spring. Sow the Nemesia seeds in vermiculite on the surface. Water should be supplied from beneath. It should take about one to three weeks to germinate at 12 to 20 degrees centigrade. Once ready transplant Nemesia into the garden after the last frost. They should be spaced about 15 to 30 cm apart and grown in a partially shaded area of the garden that has good drainage. The soil should be rich and moist.
Caring for Nemesia Plants
It is quite easy to look after Nemesia. The young plants should be pinched back at the tips, this will promote bushy growth of Nemesia. They should be watered and fed regularly.
Quick Nemesia Growing and Care Guide
Common Names: Nemesia.
Life Cycle: Half hardy annual.
Height: 10 to 24 inches (25 to 60 cm).
Growing Region: Zones 2 to 10.
Flowers: Spring and summer.
Flower Details: White, red, blue, pink, orange. Slightly tubular. Two lipped.
Foliage: Lanceolate. Toothed.
Sow Outside: Surface. Following last frost (cool areas) or in autumn (warmer areas). Spacing 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm).
Sow Inside: Vermiculite. Water from below. Germination time: one to three weeks. Temperature 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C). Five or six weeks in advance in cooler areas. Nine or ten weeks before expected last frost in warm areas. Transplant outdoors following the last frost.
Requirements: Afternoon shade. Good drainage. Rich soil. Moist soil. Regular feed. Regular watering. Pinch tips.
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