They are very distinctive for their dainty star-shaped and gaily-coloured flowers. Its flowers are also deeply notched with contrasting centers and margins to create an attractive colouring effect.
Its dwarf and compact plants bear masses of fringed flowers, colored in shades of crimson, pink, purple and violet.
They look very nice for edgings, porch boxes and rock gardens and they’re beautifully massed in beds. Pick faded blossoms to encourage new blooms.