Half hardy Annual
Description – An improved Madeleine type. Large bold single flowers in a bright mixture. Excellent for cutting or bedding. Flowers summer to first frost. Height: 24in.
Sowing – Sow March to april.
Germinate at 20-30C (68-86F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Do not cover seed. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light at any stage, as this helps germination.
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in cooler, well lit conditions for 1-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 3cm(12in) apart.
Flowers – July to October