Description – A stunning colour combination, two attractive shades of deep and light purple make up these attractive bicolour blooms. Traditional climbing plants produce strong, long stems of exhibition quality with 4 to 5 large fragrant blooms. Spectacular cut flower
Sowing – Soak seeds overnight in warm water before sowing 1cm (1/2in) 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 with takes 7-21 days. Do not exclude light. Spring sowing can be own outdoors, 2.5cm (1in) deep, in drills 7.5cm (3in) apart.
Growing – Overwinter October sown plants in cooler conditions such as a cold frame before planting out in the spring, when the ground has warmed, 23-30cm (9-12in) apart. Pinch out the growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened. Water freely in dry weather. Remove faded flowers regularly to encourage more blooms
Flowers – June to August