A.A.S. and Fleuroselect Winner 2003. Prized for its unique bicolour pattern and sturdy plant habit. Very large 12 cm (5") flowers with light yellow tips on golden yellow petals that encircle a soft green centre. Free blooming plants reach 100 cm (3') garden height. A short lived perennial that should be treated as an annual in Canadian gardens.
Packet of 15 seeds $2.49
How To Grow
3700 seeds/gram. Seed can be started indoors in a soil-less mix from February to the beginning of March. Germinates at 20 C (70 F) in 14 to 21 days. Grow on under lights at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outdoors to a sunny spot. Space plants 40 cm (16") apart in the garden.
Blooming Season Begins
Tender Perennial Grown as an Annual
Start Indoors For Earlier Flowering or Sow Direct in Spring%2E