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Wallflowers are a great one to start with, good range of colours early in the season and fantastic scent.
Very easy to grow, they dont need a GH, I grow them in modules and pot them on once before planting them out in the autumn to overwinter.
Foxgloves much the same technique as wallflowers though they seed themselves once you get them started.
They're like any other seed Orchid, I sowed some perennials 2 weeks ago in pots, they have all germinated and are getting to the stage where I can pot them on. I just pot on into 7 or 9cm pots in mpc and put them to one side to grow on with some slug and snail protection. I use a cold frame, no lid with sharp sand for them to sit on. By the autumn, they will be ready to plant out. As for your varieties, well take your pick. Sarah Raven does some nice perennials and I get good germination with her seed. It's only a few pence dearer, so I find it's worth it.
OL, wallflowers come in a large range of colours from deep reds through orange, yellows pink.
Sweet williams are similar to grow and are one of my favourite flowers.
Delphiniums are a good perrenial(just keep the slugs at bay)
Foxgloves are poisonous, don't know that they're skin irritant. Half the garden is poisonous. Don't eat the flower garden
Can you eat campanulas OL?
They all begin with C.
Yes you can eat campanulas
Last year I started some Knautia macedonica "melton pastels".
This year they are flowering some five feet high and covered in gorgeous pink scabious type flowers. They should flower until the frosts and are good for cut flowers.Only problem is I put them at the front of the border.
Sow seed now, prick out into pots outside over summer, and plant in final position in Autumn.
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I thought it was you that actually told me that a few weeks ago Nut? Maybe not
Not me. I don't eat much from the garden. I even buy my herbs in jars while the plants are growing in the garden