|Very compact and uniform. Leaves medium green and ovate, to 3 inches long. An abundance of tubular flowers are available in a multitude of colors from white to pinks to blues. Though commonly thought of as a summer annual, works very well as a fall annual in many warmer areas too. Good disease resistance and weather tolerance aided by smaller flowers.
Hula Hoop Series are early-blooming Grandiflora cultivars with flowers in blue, purple, red, or rose-pink, all with wide, ruffled, white edges; also available as a mixture.