Nemophila Five Spot
Planting & Harvesting
Sow & Grow
Sow outdoors, March-May or August-October, where they are to flower, 0.5cm (¼") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 15cm (6") apart. Water well until plants are established. For a continuous display, make sowings at two to three-week intervals. Sowings made in curves, rather than straight lines, often create a more pleasing effect. Late summer and autumn sowings will flower the following year, often earlier than spring sowings. Flowers: June to October.
Hint's & Tips
Save a few seeds to sow late June and, in most years, you will have blooms until the first frosts. Remove dead heads to prolong the flowering season.