7550 - Carnevale di Venezia. A vigorous climber producing masses of spectacular, striped blue and pink blooms with intricate markings, as if painted individually. Twining climber to 2m. Self-seeding hardy annual. May be started inside 3-4 weeks before last frost in peat pots. Usually direct seeded 2 weeks after last frost. Chip seeds, soak for 24 hours and cover with 1 cm of soil. Requires a soil warmth of 21-27°C . Spacing can be close since these plants do not mind being crowded. Plant in a sunny location and do not fertilize.