Tall plants providing an abundance of flowers over a long period given regular harvesting. Bee friendly and easy to grow. Flower petals are edible.
|Life cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Climate:||Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand some frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow (recommended) in March to April / September or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks|
|Germination guide:||7-21 days @ 18 C. Cover seed with thin layer of soil. Following germination, tray should receive temperatures of 12 C at night until transplanting.|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March to April) or 70 days after sowing in September|
|Final height:||90 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when flower petals are halfway open. Expected vase life is 7 days.