Cherry-red, flat-topped umbel shaped flowers are held on top of long, sturdy stems. Fresh stems are long lasting and add a sense of drama to bouquets. When dried, the flowers retain their color.
50 seeds per packet
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|Climate:||Will tolerate frost and live for many years|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow in March to April / September or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.|
|Germination guide:||10-14 days @ 18-24 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite|
|Spacing:||30 cm apart|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March to April) or 120 days after sowing in September.|
|Final height:||75 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when pollen is visible on 3/4 of the flowers. Earlier harvesting will cause flowers to wilt. Remove the most immature side shoots on the flower stem. Harvest during the cool part of the day. Expected vase life is 7 days.