Early to flower with very large flowers on 8 to 10-inch plants. Improved for doubleness on their first flower. Their garden performance is unsurpassed. A well balanced bright blend of colors. Ideal for borders or containers. Half hardy annual. Height 20-25cm (8-10in)
Sow Late winter - early spring under glass in gentle heat. Almost fill a seed tray with moist seed compost.
Sow seeds thinly over the surface, and lightly cover them with a little more compost. Place in warmth 15-20C (60-70F), and keep moist.
Keep seedlings in a light position, but shade from bright sun.
When large enough to handle, transplant 5cm (2in) apart into trays of potting compost or individually into 7cm (3in) pots.
Harden off for 2-3 weeks before planting out. Plant out when all danger of a late spring frost has passed, spacing 25cm / 10in apart.
Can be sown direct outdoors in Spring for flowers Early summer to Autumn.
Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers.