This splendid variety is close to perfection!
Large flowers of the highest quality are well balanced on extra long, strong stems. The slightly wavy lilac pink on a white flowers have a rich, heady perfume.
Perfect for the vase or the showbench.
Gwendoline is an RHS Award winner.
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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. Place in warmth 10-15C (50-60F).
Sow seeds in pre-watered soil 2cm (1in) deep, 10cm (4in) apart. Keep soil moist until seedlings emerge.
Sowing Distance20cm / 8in
Potting on/Thining Out
Grow on in unheated conditions, ideally in a cold frame. Pinch out the growing tips of plants produced from Jan-Mar sowings. Plant out 20cm (8in) apart from March onwards.
Support young plants with canes, netting or trellis to about 180cm (6ft). Pick the blooms regularly to ensure a continuous supply.