These brilliantly colored beauties bloom the first year and produce 5–7 stems that can reach 36". The stems are thick, strong and glossy green, supporting huge blooms that start out white, aging to pink and then dark rose. All colors visible on individual flower heads. Long vase life. Tender perennial in Zones 6–8. Best grown as an annual. NOTE: Seed is coated with a non-NOP compliant pellet for sowing ease. Certified-organic growers, please check suitability with your certifier.
•Edible Flowers: Use the flower petals to garnish salads, desserts, soups, icing, and cold drinks. Flavor is of mild clove. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter.
Pelleted seeds. Ht. 18–36". Avg. 13,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.