Description – This bicoloured mixture was carefully selected by T&M’s Horticultural Manager for its delicate pastel colours, comprising of highly fragrant small flowered heirloom types, many dating back to the 16th century.
These elegant ladies will add a touch of style and the strongest of fragrances to your cutting or climbing garden.
Climber to 180cm (6 feet).
Sowing – Soak seeds overnight in warm water before sowing, 1cm (½in) deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3in) pot, in free draining, damp seed compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 20-25C (68-77F) until after germination which takes 7-21 days. Do not exclude light.
Spring sowings can be sown outdoors, 2.5cm (1in) deep, in drills 7.5cm (3in) apart.
Growing – Overwinter October sown plants in cooler conditions such as a coldframe before planting out in spring when the ground has warmed, 23-3cm (9-12in) apart. Pinch out growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened.
Aftercare – Water freely in dry weather and apply well rotted manure occasionally. Remove faded flowers regularly.
Flowers – May to September