A superb border plant with Silver Green ornamental foliage and many spikes of Claret Red almost Black florets, a highly unusual colour in perennials. It flowers throughout summer and is useful as a cut flower with a good vase life. Seed germinates best when lightly covered.
Maturity second season from transplant.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|18-20||21-28||70cm||30cm||Full Sun||1.2.3||50||Cut Flower|