Annual best grown in a sunny position with shelter from strong winds. Sow spring (cold): autumn in other areas.
Masses of double blooms are produced on this old favourite. Flowers in a range of brilliant colours on stems to 75 cm. It is an annual and prefers a sunny position with some shelter from strong winds. Sow 0.5 cm deep in spring or autumn (cold), autumn in warm and tropical areas. Germinates in 2 to 3 weeks at 20 deg. C. soil temperature.