This plant is an annual and will bloom from early spring to mid summer. It takes average water and should not be over watered. Flowers are 3 inches across; plant is 1 to 3 feet tall with a 6 to 12 inch spread. Grow in moist, well-drained moderately fertile, humus rich soil.
Allow the (seed) pods to dry on the plant if you would like to collect the seeds for next season; break open, they can be stored. Start seeds indoors in January, transplant outdoors in March.