One of the easiest flowers to grow, it makes an excellent choice for a child's garden. Flowers are early, prolific, and produce an abundance of blooms in the white-rose-red spectrum. The flowers are right in the leaf axils. This double flower is more impressive than the single varieties. 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: 19-20" 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