Annual ornamental leafy plant. Stems 50-80 cm high, with large sheets of elongated shape. The upper leaves, turning yellow, against the background of the lower greens produce a vivid impression. Grown by sowing seeds in April for seedlings, or in May in open ground. Seedlings in a permanent place transplanted in June. Does not tolerate frost. It is used in the floral and decorative design of rabatok, single and group plantings.