A wonderful old favourite
Southbourne has well scented blooms of soft rose which are ruffled and gently waved.
This is a beautifully showy variety with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
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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 / 8inchs
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.