Zones 24, 25, 27, H1, H2
Morning sun / shade
Usually grown as an annual evereywhere, this is one of the
best bedding plants for shade. Rapid, vigorous growth; tall
types to about 2 ft. high, dwarf kinds 6–12 in. high.
Narrow, glossy dark green, 1 to 3-in.-long leaves grow from
juicy, pale green stems. Flowers are 1 to 2 in.wide, come in
all colors but yellow and true blue. All types are useful
for many months of bright color in partial or full shade.
Grow plants from seed or cuttings; or buy them in cell-packs
(Sunset Western Garden Book)