Mountain Garland is native to the western US. Grows good in zones 1-11. This flower is brilliantly colored with flourscent colors of pink, rose, red and lavender. It will grow to 3-4' tall, may need to be staked, depending on where it is planted. It is one of the flowers that does not transplant well, best to sow directly in the garden. Also, it does not like humid growing contitions.
Mountain Garland prefers soil that is lacking in nutrients, otherwise you will get lots of foliage, few blooms.
Sow seeds in spring or fall, keep seeds moist until germination which is 15-30 days.
This flower makes a beautiful cut flower, cut when the bottom flowers are just starting to bloom at the bottom of the stem.