Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before your last frost.
Transplant out after last frost.
Direct sow after last frost.
Note: Long-blooming and drought tolerant.
Surface sow or cover seeds very lightly
12-18" in rows 15" apart.
10-15 days @ soil temp 65-75F
Average. Tolerant to most soil types but prefers well-drained and evenly moist soil. Will tolerate some drought.
Loved by pollinators!
Pinch at 6" to encourage branching.
While not absolutely necessary, you may provide a staking or netting to keep them upright and tidy.
These are lovely in a bouquet but can drop their blooms quickly. Cut stems when 1/3 of flowers are open. The buds will continue to open.