Vigorous and long stemmed variety.
Charles Unwin produces large blooms of soft salmon pink on a cream ground with a good scent.
A vigorous variety excellent as a cut flower.
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How to Guide
Almost fill 12cm (5in) pots with moist seed compost. Sow five seeds, evenly spaced, per pot and lightly cover them with a little more compost.
Water well after sowing, but not again until seedlings have emerged. 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. Pinch out the growing tips if plants become leggy.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Plant 20cm (8in) apart from March onwards.
Support young plants with canes or netting.