Botanical Name: Lomelosia caucasica
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3–7
Plant Dimensions: 18″–24″ tall, 18″ wide
Variety Information: 2″–3″ wide white, lilac, and blue flowers have a center resembling a pin heads in a small pincusion.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: Recommended for first season blooms: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 65°–70°F.
Days to Emerge: 10 –15 days
Seed Depth: ⅛”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″