Posted: 28/08/2014 at 18:20
You may lose the season now Philippa, but down here we are forecast a good warm week, you may be lucky, I dont know what they are called, they were from Lidl or tesco but they all came true. Last couple of years I have grown the bell type ad John has, they came true from their seed as well.
John, I would say you may as well chuck em, its took late for flowers to come if they hadnt already. Start next year with a free one, just dry the seed off a bit and put it in a pot, slightly cover with compost, put on windowsill and wait, prick out in 3 inch pots when
they are about 2 inches tall or when the second leaves form, then wait till the roots fill the pot before potting on, if you put them in a too big a pot they wont grow for you, they will just get straggley. Treat them like a tomato plant. Pot on gradually until they are in 8/10 inch pots put a strong cane in.