I have sown cerinthe seeds for the first time. These are now ready for planting out. My question is this:- should I group them together in twos or threes or should they be planted singly?
I think I'd put them in groups, mine just come up where they feel like it but they look better if there's more than one. Not a lot this year, perhaps I should have saved seed and done the job properly.
Mine have now desrted the bed I planted them in and have migrated to the gravel drive alongside.
I tend to grow them in a large pot, en masse, just outside the back door, as, although I do love them, I don't want them to seed around too much. I think all that type of plant looks better in a group. The bees (when they dare get out of their hives) adore cerinthe.
I leave them in a group. Every year they self seed but i dont mind as they are so pretty. I get a lot of people stop and look in my garden and if im out there they always ask what they are. What we need are bees
Hear hear - but if you were a bee would you come out int he current hail?
Thanks everyone for your help. Glad to know about the bees liking them as I am a beekeeper and they need all the help they can get at the moment. And no - Bookertoo - they dont come out in this weather although as soon as the sun shines they are out in force.