An annual plant with an erect, branching form of growth habit up to 80 cm in height. It develops narrow, tapering grey-green leaves. The double flowers of different colors are 2.5 cm wide and are particularly suitable for cutting. sow directly into the soil in September or from February to mid-April, Using 1 gram of seed per square metre. Once the plants are fully developed, Thin them at intervals between plants of 20-40 cm. This plant prefers a sunny location in fertile, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly to encourage prolonged flowering and stake if in an exposed, windy position.