Vivid colours, early flowering and tolerant of summers heat!
Vivid colours, early flowering and tolerant of summers heat! Large, beautiful flowers in colours of pink, rose and red. This great garden performer grows to a compact height of 25 cm (10") making them ideal border plants. Suitable for cold-frame sowings in April to early May. This variety often self-sows. Needs adequate moisture to germinate. Biennial hardy to Zone 3.
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How To Grow
800 seeds/gram Seed can be directly sown in the garden in a sunny spot in mid to late May for flowering in the following year. Seed can be started indoors in a soil-less mix 8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed 3 mm (1/8") deep and keep at 21 C (70 F) for the 10-20 day germination period. After germination, grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside to a sunny spot after the danger of frost has passed. Space plants 15 cm (6") apart in the garden.
Blooming Season Begins
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
Days to Emergence
10 to 20
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