Perennial for sun or semi-sun. Old-fashioned flower blooming in spring-early summer. Bears flat-topped flower heads of small toothed or fringed carnation-type florets, often with a distinct crimson eye. There are reds, pinks, white, and bi-color with flashes of white. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture:May be sown in outdoor seed bed to be transplanted, indoors in a box, pot, or pan, and in a hot bed or cold frame. Sow thinly in good fine soil and thin out or transplant 9" (22.5 cm.) apart. Often self-sows. Absence of mulch promotes self sowing.
Type: Annual Height: 12"-20" (30-50 cm.) Planting depth: 1/8" (3 mm.) Seed spacing: 6" (15 cm.) Thinning height: 3-4 leaf stage Spacing after thinning: 8"-12" (20-30 cm.) Days to germination: 5-15 at 75 degrees F (24 degrees C)