Annual, 30cm (11.8in) flowers that bloom long and abundantly. Easy and fast growing, requiring just a minimum care, they sets beautiful pink and blue flowers that look like little fluffy balls, creating a spectacular scene. Looks especially amazing grown in groups.They make gorgeous container plants, perfect for borders, hanging baskets, pots and flower gardens. Suitable for growing indoors and outdoors. Attracts butterflies. Frost sensitive. Matures in about 60 days.
Growing: year round in tropical climates; in temperate climates - early spring, indoors, starting the seeds 6-8 weeks prior the danger of last frost is gone. Transplant young seedlings when there's no more danger of the freezing temp.
Soil: well drained, fertile soil. Sprinkle the seeds on a surface of the soil and cover barely, as they need light to germinate.
Sowing depth: sprinkle on the surface and barely cover, because the seeds need light to germinate.
Spacing: if grown directly inside the ground in the garden: 15cm apart. Does not apply if grown in pots or containers.
Light: full sun/partial shade. Needs at least 6-8h of sunlight for the best performance. If the afternoon sun is too strong, provide some shade.
Watering: regular to keep the soil moist, but not wet. Best to water when the soil starts to feel dry to the touch.
Fertilizing: we highly recommend using TSM Organic Growth Activator to speed up the germination of the seeds, support healthy growth and promote abundant flowering.
Germinates in 8-15 days.
Pests & diseases: fungal diseases, aphids and spider mites. We highly recommend using TSM Organic Neem Oil for a natural overall protection & treatments against pests and diseases.
Companion plants: dahlias, hyssop.
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