An easy-to-grow annual for bedding, borders and containers. Plant en masse for a rofusion of vivid, silky flowers, that stand up to all weathers and suppress weeds.
How to sow
Sow outdoors March-May where they are to flower. Prepare the ground by raking to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 1.5mm (1/16in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
How to grow
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart.
FOR SPRING/SUMMER FLOWERING POT PLANTS: Sow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory during September-October. Overwinter in full light and water sparingly. Transfer to containers and bring outdoors May-June.
- Flowering period: June to September
- Pack contents (approx.): 500 seeds