A large group of plants providing color all season through its foliage. Plants available favor both full sun and shade conditions. Excellent bedding plants and in containers.
Easily grown in high organic matter soils that retain moisture but are well drained. Soils should be high to average fertility.
Endless number vegetative varieties to choose from that are suitable for full sun. Seed types available for shade include 'Kong' series, 'Wizard' series, 'Carefree' series.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Mealybugs, scale, whitefly, aphids, Stem rots
Keep flower spikes removed to maintain short, compact good looking plants.