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Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

Size: 2 to 3 feet tall

Sunlight requirements: Best in full sun, but does tolerate partial shade

Water requirements: water regularly

Soil requirements: Average, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.3

When to plant: Indoors: seeds can be planted in February; Outdoors: Spring

Where to plant: Garden; containers

When to harvest: Between July and August. Harvest flowers at full bloom.

Produce storage: Dry flowers upside down in dark, dry and airy place. Dry or freeze leaves.


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