It was bred by my nurseryman partner, who exhibited it for the first time at the London RHS show in 2000. I think you will agree, the colour is simply…
You can plant these frost-hardy plants in fertile, well-drained soil with full sun. They will need staking. Dead-heading will encourage more blooms.
Sow these annuals in the garden in summer, or indoors in early spring or autumn. Make sure you soak the seeds overnight before planting this will ensure germination. Plant your seeds about 2in deep.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Botrytis, aphids and mildew may be problematic.