Large red or purple flowers followed by a decorative seed pod.
100 seeds per packet.
1 in stock
|Life cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Climate:||Plants thrive in cool winters, and can withstand frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow (recommended) in March to April once the soil temperature is cool enough.|
|Germination guide:||8-12 days @ 18-20 C. Cover seed with a thin dusting of sand or vermiculite.|
|Good Bee Food:||Yes|
|Flowering time:||November to December.|
|Final height:||90-120 cm|
Water well once a week if you don't live in a winter rainfall area. Ensure excellent drainage, they are prone to root rot in their early stages.
Leave the flower to drop its petals to reveal decorative pods. Cut the flowers before the pods form in order to extend the bloom time in the garden. Pods dry very well - hang up to dry.