Annual plant. Stems erect, 100-120 cm tall, with long, hanging, panicled inflorescences of crimson-red color. Cultivated by sowing seeds in April for seedlings, or in May in open ground. Seedlings in a permanent place transplanted in May and June. The plant is thermophilic, grows well in areas protected from wind. Recommended for single and group plantings, decorating walls and fences.