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Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

Size: Grows 1 to 3 feet high

Sunlight requirements: Full sun, but will tolerate some shade

Water requirements: Regular watering

Soil requirements: Prefers a soil pH of 6.6 and average, well-draining soil

When to plant: Spring to early summer

Where to plant: Garden; containers

When to harvest: Pick of the flowers when they reach their prime, in the morning after the dew dries.

Produce storage: Dry flowers on screens in the shade. Store the dried flowers in glass jars or plastic bags.


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