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: 15 to 30 cm [6-12″]
Light: Full Sun
Seed before Transplant: 8 to 10 weeks
Spacing: 15 to 20 cm [6-8″]
– [French type] 30 cm [12″] plants with large double blooms in shades of orange-red, rust-red, gold-yellow and bi-colours.