The Velvet plant has beautiful spikes of vibrant pink flowers are produced from late spring right through the summer. Responds well to dead heading; remove faded flower spikes after flowering. Green foliage, grows in a dwarf habit, no staking is required. Grow in full or part sun. Height to 45 cm. Lovely summer display, good for cut flowers. Soil should be well drained; drought tolerant. Plant in the garden or grow in a container. Old foliage can be cut back in early spring.