I sell these seeds.. Not available in stores!
Spectacular, fragrant, enormous upward facing 5-6 in. double and triple ruffled flowers swirled in rich purple and lavender.
Grows 3-4 feet tall
Has flowers that face upwards, toward the sun
Produces seed pods that are round and covered with spines
Self-sows easily and can even become weedy
Prior to sowing, soak seed for 24 hours in lukewarm water. Sow in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-70° F., germination is in 21-60 days. Transplant into 3 in. containers when seedlings are large enough to handle. When rooted, place into the garden 4 ft. apart.