Short-stemmed daisy-like flowers in many vivid bright colours over the silvery green leaves. Ht 22 cm (9 in).
Start seed 8 weeks before date of transplanting out in the garden. Cover seed with 1 cm (1/2 in) of light loamy soil. Soil temperature should be 21 C (70 F). Seed should germinate in 10 to 12 days. Grow on at 15 C (60 F). Do not plant in the shade, they do well in a warm full sun location and best when summer temperatures are hot. Will prosper in light sandy soil even if quite dry. Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 30 cm (12 in) apart.