Very popular annual. Dependable and easy to grow, even in poor soil. Water regularly. Blooms early summer to frost. African varieties are tall with large puffy blossoms. French varieties are shorter with many variations in colour and type. Cover seed lightly.
Height: 30 to 90 cm [12-36″]
Light: Full Sun
Seed before Transplant: 8 to 10 weeks
Spacing: 30 to 45 cm [12-18″]
– [African type] Flowers early with huge, double blossoms in shades of orange, gold and lemon. Can grow up to 75 cm [36″] long.