Native Region: Africa, India, Peru
Zone Range: 10-11
Harvest Date: Wednesday 05 September, 2012
Seed count: 30-40
This bushy annual has red stems and ovate green leaves. In late summer to early fall, long drooping, blood-red tassel-like flowers appear. Height 3 to 5 feet; spread to 30 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed at 20 degrees Celsius in midspring. Grow in moderately fertile, humusy moist soil in full sun. Water well during dry periods in summer.