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Type: Annual
Seed #: 546
Common Name: Safflower Mix  
Latin Name: carthamus tinctorius
Variety: heirloom
Colour: yellow and orange
Temperature: 10C - 35C (50F - 95F) (Zone 2)
Blooms: July to September
Site: Zone 3
Height: 60cm - 90cm (24" - 35")
Spread: 30cm - 70cm (12" - 28")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Deer
Resistant

Certified Canada Organic


Cannot ship to the USA
Safflower Mix


Notes: An ancient heirloom plant that is grown for its oil, for a saffron substitute and for its brilliantly coloured dye. You will fall in love with this extremely easy to grow these plants for their abundant, feathery, thistle-like, bright yellow and orange flowers. These deer resistant plants are excellent cut flowers.


Instructions: Sow the safflower seeds 2 to 3 cm deep in rows 15 to 20 cm apart when the soil temperature is at least 10 degrees, in April or May. Expect the seedlings to emerge from the soil in one to three weeks. When starting Safflower seeds indoors, sow about 8 weeks prior to transplanting outdoors after the last frost of the season. Safflower enjoys full sun and well-drained soil.


Habitat: Safflower prefers full sun and drier soils once established. Deer resistant.


History: Native to western Asia.


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Evening Scented Stock - This plant enjoys Full Sun, attracts butterflies & is AMAZINGLY SWEET SCENTED! A small grouping of plants will fill your senses with an intoxicating sweet aroma in the early evening. Easily grown in a variety of conditions, but does best in even moisture. These plants produce a profusion of lilac flowers. Once you have grown them once, you will never want to be without them again. For cut flowers, choose stems with flowers that have just opened. Delicately strip the foliage that will fall below the water level, and place in water immediately. Fabulously scented and delicate addition for baskets, beds and borders.   Sunflower - Astoundingly large seed heads characterize this variety. Truly mammoth flower heads that produce a wealth of  seed. Use as a natural bird feeder or harvest the seeds yourself for roasting. Stake plants in windy locations as they are top heavy once in flower.  Enjoys full sun and ample water for an abundant crop.   Nasturtium - Nastursiums are extensively used in organic pest control. They are beneficial in attracting aphids away from other prize plants as well as attracting beneficial hoverflies that eat them. Easily grown in any soil and blooms for long periods. Nasturtiums require little water and no fertilizer, as enriched soil tends to  produce more foliage than flowers.  Use the brilliant colors of the flower petals and spice of the leaves as a garnish or to add the finishing touch to your garden fresh salads. Sweetly scented edible flowers and spicy scented foliage attracts hummingbirds.
Evening Scented Stock   Sunflower   Nasturtium
(Matthiola Bicornis)   (Helianthus annuus)   (Tropaeolum majus L.)

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