Wide range of colors. Earliest stock available. High percentage of double flowers. Excellent cut flowers. Ht about 45 cm (18 in). Origin: S. E. Europe.

Planting Instructions

Very easy to grow. Direct seed in garden after the soil has thoroughly warmed in the spring. Cover seed lightly with soil. For earlier flowers start seeds indoors 3 to 4 weeks in advance of intended date for moving plants to the garden. Germinates best at 22 C (74 F) usually in 7-14 days. Lower temperature to 13 C (55 F) after seedlings are established. Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 30 cm (12 in) apart.