Superb dark, velvety maroon blooms.
Flowers are carried on long stems on this modern grandiflora and are beautifully scented .
The dark, almost black colouring makes this a verya striking plant for the garden and a beautiful cut flower which will fill your home with lovely fragrance.
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How to Guide
Sow 5 seeds in a 12cm / 5in pot of moist seed compost. Lightly cover with compost.
Water well after sowing and again after seedlings emerge. Germinate at 10-15C / 50-60F
Sow 2cm/1in deep and 10cm / 4in apart. Water daily until seedlings emerge.
Sowing Distance20cm / 8in
Potting on/Thining Out
Grow on indoor raised seedlings in unheated conditions, ideally in a cold frame.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
From March, spacing 20cm/8in apart. Support with canes or netting.