Half hardy Annual
Description – A sparkling mixture of free flowering, large carnation-sized blooms. Superb for bedding. Height 12in.
Sowing – Sow in spring at 21-24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Just cover the seed with compost and keep the soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 5-14 days.
Growing – When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow 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.
Flowers – June to September