Striking rich ruby blossoms against round green leaves create a wondrous vision. Contrast with light-colored flowers.
Impressive 'Black Velvet' will have the other garden flowers whispering in amazement! These edible beauties add glamorous, ruby-black color to salads and cheese plates, as well as creating eye-catching displays in gardens.
Variety Info2"–2½"ruby-black blooms.
Not recommended. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots sensitive to transplant disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground.
RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 55°–65°F.