Latin Name: S. Splendens
Item #: 1266
Suitable for Containers:
Suitable for Cutting:
Suitable for Small Pots
(24 in/61 cm) A select strain of Jersey Bonfire, which is slightly later and taller than Extra Early Bonfire. Packet contains 50 seeds.
(24 in/61 cm) A select strain of Jersey Bonfire, which is slightly later and taller than Extra Early Bonfire. The perfect tall border for verandas and fences. Very free flowering. Plants mature in August. Packet contains 50 seeds.
Annual (12-36 in/20-91 cm) Approx. 7,500 seeds per oz/28 g
GREENHOUSE: Sow Feb. 1st-15th for combination pots, Feb. 25th - Mar. 15th for May-June sales. 1 oz/28 g sows 6 (20x12 in/51x31 cm) flats @ 750-800 seedlings per flat. Sow as thinly as possible in Jiffy Mix for husky seedlings. Water flats thoroughly with 70°F/21°C water. Press seed firmly into marks, do not cover (needs some light to germinate). Germinate @ 75°F/24°C soil temperature, use bottom heat for 5-14 days. Transplant in 15-20 days, do not handle seedlings by the stems use the leaf. Plant at same depth as seedling, no deeper. Shade transplants until they become established. Grow @ 55-60°F/13-16°C. Use well drained sandy soil without gas or high salt residues.
DIRECT SOWING: Sow outdoors May 30th, transplant in 10 days. Dwarf types 8 in/20 cm apart, tall types 16 in/41 cm apart.