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Water Saving Flower Mix Seeds

R 31.00

Water Saving Flower Mix Seeds

This flower seed produces a colourful mix of Alyssum, Poppy, Cornflower and Cosmos flower seeds. Waterwise.

Alyssum is a sweet-smelling flower which has a honey-like fragrance and attracts bees, flower flies, stingless wasps and butterflies to your garden. It is a valuable addition to the vegetable garden and an excellent companion plant for broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, eggplant, and lettuce.

Poppies love plenty of sun. They love gardeners who pick for the vase ‚Äď the more you pick them, the more they flower. If you don't pick the blooms it's essential that you deadhead the spent blooms to keep them flowering.

Cornflower is an herb. They produce papery flower heads surrounded by bracts. The flower heads have blue, pink, or white ray flowers that are attractive to butterflies. Cornflowers readily reseed in suitable environments. The dried flowers are used to make medicine. People take cornflower tea to treat fever, constipation, water retention, and chest congestion. They also take it as a tonic, bitter, and liver and gallbladder stimulant.

Cosmos bloom in an assortment of pink, purple and white flowers and remain a familiar roadside attraction in South Africa. Cosmos flowers are associated with simplicity, joy, and beauty. It is also a symbol of order, harmony, and balance. 

  • Germination: 7 to 14 days
  • Weeks to flowering: 12 to 16 weeks
  • Sowing depth: Various
  • Ideal conditions: Spring and summer
  • Plant height: Various

Starke Ayres GMO Declaration
* Starke Ayres does not research, produce or procure any form of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) products.
* In South Africa, all our seed is regulated by the Genetically Modified Organisms Act of 1997 (GMO Act) and its subsidiary legislation. The GMO Act places extensive restrictions on the research, production, and marketing of GMOs.
* Maize, soybean, and cotton represent the only crops where genetically modified (GM) forms have been approved for commercial production in South Africa. Where there is potential for cross-contamination, for example with our sweetcorn seed (which could be impacted by nearby GM maize), we do certify our seed as non-GMO in both our internal and external accredited laboratories.