Strong growing plants ideal for bedding, with colourful displays of double and semi-double flowers in shades of rosy-red, white and pink. Ideal planted in small drifts, adding height and colour to cottage and annual borders. Half hardy annual.
Average content per packet: 45 seeds
February - April
Indoors - in seed trays or pots in warm greenhouse or similar.
Outdoors - where they are to flower
Indoors - moisten compost before sowing. Sow thinly and cover lightly with compost or vermiculite. Keep moist. When 2 leaves show prick out into trays 4-5cm apart or single pots.
Outdoors - Clean and prepare the seed bed to a fine crumbly soil. Water prior to sowing. Sow or scatter the seed. Then rake into the soil and firm gently