Incurving chrysanthemum-like blooms on vigorous, base-branching plants. Its habit and vibrant colours make this a good choice for cutting.
Annual. Height 50cm (20in).
LOCATION – Light, well-drained soil, sun or partial shade. sow – 5mm (quarter inch) deep. Keep moist.
SEEDLINGS EMERGE – 10-14 days.
SPACING – 45cm (18in) apart, after any frost.
FLOWERS – Approx. 14 weeks from sowing.
CARE – To retain moisture and protect roots during hot weather, place compost or a mulch of rotted grass cuttings over the soil surface. Water well.
GUIDE TO SOWING TIMES
North Island: SPR, SUM
South Island: SPR, SUM