Very showy annual with a long bloom time, provides pollen and nectar when other natives are going dormant. Attracts honey bees, bumblebees, mason bees and butterflies.
Water: Dry to Moist
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Bloom time: May-August (depending on moisture availability)
Direct sowing: best sown in fall. Seeds will germinate readily in fall and grow steadily throughout the winter. Can be sown in spring (before April).
Growing transplants: Seeds do not exhibit dormancy but germinate best in cool temperatures (50-65 degrees).