Native Region: Mediterranean to Iran
Zone Range: 08-10
Preferred Climate: Mediterranean
Harvest Date: Sunday 16 August, 2009
Seed count: 20-25
This erect bushy annual bears terminal spikes of whorled pale purple flowers enclosed in long-lasting pink or purple bracts. Height 18 inches; spread 9 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed at 16-18 degrees Celsius in spring or in situ after danger of frost has passed. Grow in light, moderately-fertile humusy, moist but well-drained soil in full sun.