Globe Flowers are perennial, small, semi-woody, evergreen, subtropical shrubs or evergreen, winter hardy perennials. All species have showy, terminal flower heads in various shades of sky blue to ink blue above dark green, slightly leathery foliage. Non winter hardy shrub-like species from the Canaries and the Mediterranean are easily grown in pots in any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C. Winter hardy Eurasian species are perennials and excellent rock garden plants, where they will grow in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot.
Sow seeds from non winter hardy species flat on any rich, well drained substrate at some 20°C. Do not cover seeds and keep soil always slightly moist from beneath.
Sow seeds from winter hardy species flat on any rich, well drained substrate. Keep pots in a protected spot outside. Seeds require a cooling period for several months prior to germination in mid spring. Transplant as soon as seedlings are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6, if not stated differently.
20 seeds per package.