Old fashioned single flowered mix. A wonderful garden full of rich memorable shades! Pink, red, yellow, white, burgundy and rose. Sturdy plants grow to (4-6 ft) tall and bloom over a very long season. The flowers will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Plants will usually reseed and return year after year. A perennial in zones 3 and above.
Plant seed outdoors as early in the the spring as the ground can be worked. Just cover the seed lightly and space 45 cm (18 in) apart. For earlier bloom start seed 4 weeks prior to intended date of transplanting outside. Start seed in 8 cm (3 in) jiffy-pots or strips. Just cover the seed and keep the soil temperature at 22 C (72 F), it will germinate in 7 – 10 days. When plants are 10 cm (4 in) reduce temperature to 15 C (60 F). Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 40 cm (16 in) apart.