Seed Exchange - Best known of all the prairie flowers and the easiest to grow. A single plant can produce hundreds of blooms over the summer and into the fall. Excellent cut flower with 6-10 days of vase life. Plants grow 2-3'. Self-seeding biennial or hardy annual. Hardy to zone 3.
Self-seeding biennial or hardy annual
Hardy to zone 3
Plants grow to 2-3 feet
An excellent cut flower that lasts 6-10 days in a vase
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors just before last frost. Can also be started indoors and set out as small plants. Plant in poor soil as rich soil will weaken stems.
Alternatively Start Indoors - 8-10 weeks before the last frost.
Sow 1/2" deep
Thin 18-24" apart
Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability