A popular bedding plant with nonstop flowering during the growing season. The Divine series is vigorous and lush with green to bronze foliage; naturally branching, overflowing with robust flowers, coming in a pastel color palette of whites, pinks, and lavenders. Prized for their suitability for bedding, containers, and hanging baskets. Plant in shade to part shade area handles some sun if provided with afternoon shade. High resistance to downy mildew.
Germination: 10-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, 12-18” apart
Sowing Outdoors: Direct sowing is not recommended
Growth Habit: Mounded
Height and Width: 10-14" by 12-14"
Spacing: 12-18" apart
Light Needs: Part shade to shade
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist, well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 85-95 days
Uses: Bedding plant, containers, hanging baskets
Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time. Water well during dry spells.