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Cichorium intybus 'Electric Blue'

Chicory, Succory

The wild form of the vegetable Chicory

Electric blue flowers

A beautiful addition to a cottage garden border

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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The wild form of the vegetable Chicory makes a beautiful addition to a cottage garden border. Electric blue flowers are produced on the many, breezy stems throughout summer. Be quick to enjoy their beauty, as the flowers always close by midday!

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


1 packet (300 cichorium seeds) (26305)

Sowing Time: March to May. Sow thinly, 3mm (1/8in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in well-cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Water ground regularly, especially in dry periods.Can also be sown direct into the soil during August to September for early summer flowering next year.

When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30cm (12in) apart. For best results, provide a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

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