Also known as Summer Gardenia, an old fashion favorite with brightly colored double flowers that nestle between and above the rich green foliage. Blooms are in shades of pink, rose, and white. 70 seeds.
Germination: 15-20 days
Seed Planting Depth: On surface, press in and cover lightly
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperature. Sow outdoors after last frost, 4-5 seeds every 10-12". Self seeds.
Height and Width: 14-18" x 12-18"
Light Needs: Part shade to shade
Soil Needs: Fertile and well drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 60-70 days
Uses: Shade gardens, cottage gardens, attracts bees and benificals
Care: Pinch back at 4-6 " to encourage more branching