Look for varieties with different heights, flower colors, and some with reddish foliage.
‘Jewel Box’ Mix: very dwarf plants (6 to 8” tall) in a wide variety of flower colors.
‘Amigo’ Series: dwarfs (6” tall) with a wide variety of vivid flower colors.
‘Chief’ Series: tall (3 to 4’) plants with brightly colored flowers in a variety of shades on long stems. Good for cutting and drying purposes. Selected 2002 "Dried Cut Flower of the Year" by the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.
‘Sparkler’ Series: wide variety of flower colors, borne on very tough stems that make it excellent for cutting/drying purposes. 2 ½’ tall.