The Benary's Giant series are my favourite, they grow like crazy, producing beautiful, vibrant, giant flowers! An easy flower for beginners: the more you cut, the more they bloom.
Plant type: Annual
Sun: Full sun
Sow: Indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost; direct seed recommended. Needs light to germinate, only cover lightly if at all.
Transplant: Harden off and transplant after the last hard frost
Days to maturity: 90-120 days
Plant spacing: 9-12"
Vase life: 7-10 days
Potential harvest yield: 10-15 stems per plant
Harvest Tips: Harvest when the flowers are fully developed and pass the "wiggle test". Neck of flowers should be firm and not floppy when you gently wiggle the stem.
Approximately 40 seeds per pack.
Shipping only within Canada; sent via lettermail (no tracking). I have not had an issue with lettermail being lost, however there is always a risk of packages getting lost without tracking.