Featuring earliness, excellent habit and good branching, Double Cascade varieties are more compact and 2 to 4 weeks earlier to flower than the older grandiflora doubles. Huge, 4 to 5-in. (10 to 13-cm), carnation like flowers hold up well in inclement weather. Well-suited to 5-in. (13-cm) or larger pots
Sow seed in seedling trays or in flat beds, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70-75°F. Germination is in 7-21 days. Transplant into the garden 7-18 inches apart.