Gorgeous compact, base-branching plants with deep scarlet-red leaves edged in a contrasting pale green grow just 10-12 inches high and never need pinching. They add a cheerful note to shaded borders or patio containers and can even be grown indoors on a sunny windowsill. Prefers afternoon or filtered shade and moist soil.Plant your seeds about 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep. 7-10 day germination time. Hardy in zone 10-11.