Annual Flower, Blue Pimpernel, The Poor Man's Weatherglass Blue Pimpernel Flower Seeds

by Hart's Seeds
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  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
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  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

These eye-catching deep gentian blue flowers open when it's sunny and close when rain is expected - hence the traditional name "poor man's weatherglass."

  • Low growing.
  • Plants have a spreading habit and are drought resistant when established.

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED SPACING: scattered
  • EMERGES: 20-30 days
  • MATURE HEIGHT: 10 inches, trailing


  • Plant outdoors before last frost date in flats by pressing the seed on top of the soil-less mix.
  • Seeds germinate best when exposed to light.


    • Germinated in 20-30 days depending on soil and weather conditions.
    • Keep evenly moist and warm (65-70 degrees) until first true leaves appear.


    • Thin or transplant to groups of 2-3 plants into the garden after all danger of frost has past.


    • A beautiful addition to the border of the garden or in containers where it will drape off the sides and bloom until fall.
    • Do not over water.

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