Baby Blue Eyes (Insignis Blue)
Latin Name: Nemophilia insignis (menziesii)
Item #: 1129
Suitable for Containers:
Suitable for Small Pots
NEMOPHILA (Insignis Blue)
Annual - 3 in/18 cm Approx. 11,000 seeds per oz./28g
GREENHOUSE: Rather hard to transplant, Nemophila should be sown directly into peat pots or paks about Apr. 15th. for late May sales. Plants bloom in June from an indoor sowing. Germinate at 70 °F/21°C. soil temp. Sow 1/4 in/6 mm deep, cover seed lightly with fine soil and scatter seeds thinly in rows for stockier seedlings. Grow at 60°F/16°C. Thin seedlings 1 in/25 mm apart. Transplant without disturbing roots outdoors about June 10th, 8 in/20 cm apart.
DIRECT SOW: Sow outdoors in late April or by May 5th. as above. Thin seedlings 8 in/20 cm apart. Baby Blue Eyes is an excellent rock garden variety as well as an attractive cut flower. Nemophila like well drained soil with semi shade and areas with cool 60°F/16°C night temps. Do not overwater.