We planted these in our front yard and could not believe the show! Each 8 to 10 cm (3 to 4 in) semi-double bloom contains a scarlet/rose center with yellow petal edges. The colour combination is uniformly intense, like a yellow flame. Great as a focal point in containers, but best in mass plantings for loads of cut flowers. Mature plants reach 72 cm (29 in) and spread 65 cm (27 in).

Planting Instructions

Sow seed outdoors as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seed very lightly and keep the soil moist until all seedlings appear. For earlier blooms start seed 4 weeks prior to intended date of transplanting outside. Germinates best at 21 C (70 F) in 7-10 days. Reduce heat after 3 – 4 leaf stage to 15 C (60 F). Transplant as soon as possible to prevent shock. Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 30 cm (12 in) apart.