When to Plant Bishop's Flower Seeds
Planting outdoors, sow directly 1-2 weeks before the final frost date of the season. Sow 6-8 weeks before the final frost date when starting indoors. Continue to sow seeds every 14-21 days into late spring for a continued flush of bloom.
Where to Plant Bishop's Flower Seeds
Plant in soils that have access to full sun (6-8 hours of sun per day), with well-draining soil. Bishop's flower is tolerant of many soil types, and can tolerate partial shade (4-6 hours of sun per day).
How to Plant Bishop's Flower Seeds
Bishop Flower seeds require light to germinate, so be careful not to cover them when planting. Learn more about germination light requirements here.
Sow your seeds directly onto the surface of the soil. Compress seeds into the soil no deeper than 1/4th of an inch, but do not cover. Seeds require exposure to light in order to germinate properly.
How to Care for Bishop's Flower
Bishop's Flower is very easy to care for. Keep your growing area and sprouting growth moist until the Bishop's Flower is fully established. Deadheading spent flowers will prevent seed drop, and remove growth that dies back at the end of summer to keep the yard tidy. This plant can be toxic to animals, so be sure to plant in areas that are free of pets.