Tall spikes provide texture and colour and are excellent fillers for bouquets while the tall growing plants are great at the back of any garden.
|Life cycle:||Heat-loving Annual|
|Climate:||Thrives in warm temperatures|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow (recommended) in spring or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks|
|Germination guide:||7-10 days @ 21-24 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.|
|Spacing:||30 cm apart|
|Pinch:||Yes, when 20 cm high|
|Flowering time:||70 days after sowing|
|Final height:||100-150 cm|
Provide plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when 3/4 of the small flowers on the soon-to-be seed heads are open. Expected vase life is 7 days.