|'Persian Carpet' is a dwarf variety with a compact and spreading habit. Flowerheads are small and semi-double to double, measuring 1 to 1.5 inches. Flowerheads are quite resistant to weather. Wide range of bicolors and tricolors. Good bedding plant. Outstanding, annual prized for its profuse display of stunning summer flowers. Erect, bushy annual with linear or linear-lance-shaped leaves to 3 inches long and coated with bristley hairs. Produces daisy-like flowers with broad petals. Thrives in sunny areas. Ideal for annual for the beginner. A must for the cutting border. Powdery mildew can be a problem in humid areas such as the South. Plants started from seed around the 4th of July seem to have less of a problem. Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms.