Origin: It has many species spread naturally in East India.
Morphology: It is a one-year, herbaceous plant that grows 80 cm in length, flat, broadly velvety, ivy-like, with a wrinkled head, forming a tightly shaped flower in small bunches with red, pink, orange and yellow flowers.
Production: It is produced from seed.
Planting spacing and distance: It varies between 30-120 cm, depending on the length of the variety to be used.
Climate: They like hot and sunny environments. If the soil is sandy and slightly permeable, it will develop well.
Usage: It is a suitable plant for beds in groups or in narrow strips with bedside edges. Especially dwarf varieties can be kept on balconies in boxes and flowerpots.
Disease-Pests: Phythium, mildew, botrytis and aphids.