One of our most pollinator supportive blooms, Bee’s Friend is a wonderful addition to any garden. A small patch of Bee’s Friend will undoubtedly increase pollination in the vegetable garden, all the while making a long lasting cut flower. Dainty lavender blooms are held above delicate fern-like foliage, and feature a delightful light scent.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: 1/4”
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Direct sow in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Cover seed as darkness is required for germination. Pinching not necessary.
Harvest stems just as the blooms are beginning to open. A quick and easy to grow forage crop for honeybees. Makes an excellent cover crop. 45-55 days to maturity.