Itâ€™s ideal for bedding displays, edging sunny borders, pots and containers. Extremely tough and easy to grow, this neat and compact plant flowers the same year as sown.
Height:Â 5cm(2in) Plant Class:Â Hardy Annual (HA).Sow outdoors:Â where they are to flower, 0.5cm(1/4in) deep, directly into finely prepared soil which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 15cm(6in) apart. Water well until plants are established and keep weed free.
Sow indoors:Â 0.5cm(1/4in) deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 10-15C(50-60F) is ideal. Keep moist. Transplant seedlings 5cm(2in) apart to other trays when large enough to handle. Grow on in cooler conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out 15cm(6in) apart when frosts are over.