Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
6-8 inches or 1-2 feet
Location and soil:
full shade; rich soil
bedding, border, edging, containers
coral, fuchsia, orange, pink, red, white
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
70-75 degrees F.
Needs light or dark to germinate:
Spacing between plants:
also known as Busy Lizzy; one of the best annuals for shade; pinch back once or twice before setting out to promote compact, bushy growth; fall sowing in zones 9-10
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