Pimpernel Scarlet Anagallis Monelli is a herbaceous perennial flower native to Mediterranean Region. Pimpernel Scarlet seeds can be planted directly outdoors in spring, or for early flowering, the Anagallis Monelli seeds started indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Another common name of this plant is Poor Man's Weather-Glass, and Anagallis Monelli Scarlet is low-growing and spreading plant that blooms all summer and fall long with masses of highly attractive, small, saucer-shaped scarlet-red flowers. Because of its spreading habit Scarlet Pimpernel makes a wonderful annual or perennial ground cover, and other garden uses include flower beds, borders, rock gardens, pots, hanging baskets and containers.
PLANT PROFILE Season: Perennial/Annual Height: 6 Inches Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Environment: Full Sun Soil Type: Average/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-7.5 USDA Zones: 8-10 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS Sow Indoors: Winter (Indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost) Sow Outdoors: Spring Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch Germination Time: 30-42 Days