Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost.
Transplant out after last frost.
May be direct seeded after last frost.
Note: Longstanding and withstands hard frost.
8-12" between plants in rows 12" apart.
7-16 days @ soil temp 70-80F
Low to average. Well-drained, evenly moist, and loamy soil is preferred although they are rather forgiving.
While not absolutely necessary, you may provide staking or netting to keep them upright and tidy.
Wonderful for bringing pollinators into the garden!
Edible leaves and flowers are perfect for tea (dry) or sprinkling on cakes and salads.
Fresh or dried flowers.
Harvest flowers when 1/3-1/2 of them are open. Expect a vase life of 7-10 days. These do drop their tiny flowers.