Description – Vivid, large single and semi-double 8cm (3in) flowers. Neat, mound shaped bushes achieving a memorable main bedding display.
Sowing – Sow 6mm (¼in) deep late winter to early spring at 21-24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 7-10 days.
Growing – When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 1-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 3cm (12in) apart in a sunny spot on any good moisture retentive
Flowers – August to October