Stunning spikes of red blooms excellent for back of the border, for drying or for use as a cut flower. A very useful plant for attracting numerous butterflies and pollinators.
Growing and Harvest Information
Height: 1.1m (40")
Sow: Indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or directly into prepared beds after the last frost.Succession sow 3-4 times, 3 weeks apart for continuous blooms.
Transplant: Harden off and transplant after last frost
Days to Maturity: 65-75 days
Plant Spacing: 30cm (12")
Vase Life: 7-10 days
Potential Harvest Yield: 3-5 stems per plant
Harvest Tips:Harvest upright varieties when seed heads are about three-quarters open. Harvest cascading varieties when the tassels begin to elongate. Remove foliage so the spikes and tassels are more visible.