Another productive bloomer with tall and sturdy basal-branching stems. Small, elegant flowers are strung along the purple-red stems, opening up from the bottom part of the stem towards the top, making it a long lasting flower. Individual flowers are either fully double, semi-double, or a small percentage single petalled flowers.
50 seeds per packet
|Climate:||Prefers moderate temperatures and is sensitive to frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow (recommended) in March to April (only in areas with mild winters) or in September. Alternatively, sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring|
|Germination guide:||5-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.|
|Good Bee Food:||No|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March to April) or 80 days after sowing in September.|
|Final height:||90 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest stems when the lower blooms on a stem are starting to open. Individuals blooms will continue to open towards the top of the stem to provide a total vase life of up to 10 days. Harvest during the cool part of the day.