This sturdy variety, known for its highly basal branching habit and profusion of flower spikes, produces lush full plants. The attractive bronze foliage lends a great contrast to the beautiful scarlet flowers. A January sowing yield saleable plants from July-September. This variety should be treated as an annual in Zones 5 and lower, but it vernalizes well in Zones 6 and up. Finishes in approximately 12-18 weeks.