Perennial - Permanent Plant. All-America Winner. Bright color mix. Very large, attractive, long-spurred flowers with 3-4 inch blooms graceful leaves. Ideal plant for beds or borders, and makes excellent cut flowers. Reseeds easily. Zones 4-8. 2 to 2-1/2 foot tall plant. Seed outdoors April to July. Seed indoors in February or March for earlier plants.
Days To Germination: 21-30
Spacing, Plant: 12-18 inches
Plant Height: 30 inches
Light: Partial Shade
SOWING: Pre-chill seeds for one week in refrigerator. Seed outdoors April to July. Seed indoors in February or March for earlier plants. Barely cover seeds with fine soil. Needs light to germinate properly. Firm seeds into soil with back of hand.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING SPACING: When plants are 2 to 4 inches high, thin and transplant to 12 to 18 inches apart.
SUGGESTIONS: Grows best in partially-shaded location. Provide good drainage. In cold areas mulch with straw, leaves or evergreen boughs. Sow seeds in July for blossoms the following year. Removing seed pods may result in additional later blooming.