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Description: Masses of snow-white flowers with a spicy, fruity fragrance above grey/green foliage.

Wildlife: Food source for butterflies

Main Attribute: Spicy / fruity fragrance to flowers

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen / Plant Type: Perennial

Height and Spread: 25cm (10in) x 40cm (16in)

Position: Well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Hardy: Fully / Available in: May

Where to plant: Excellent in patio pots, can be grown in the front of a border.

Plant Care: Remove dead flowers and stems to promote a second flush

Plant / pot with:

Growers Tip: "When planting these in pots, I always add a good handfull of sand or gravel to the potting compost to avoid the soil becoming to wet, and the plant suffering from winter wet"

Pests / Diseases: Aphids, Slugs

Care and time: Medium - summer


Benefits: Superb easy to grow plant which is very attractive to butterflies and looks good in the border or in a container on the patio. Repeat flowers with a compact habit and a wonderful fragrance.

History: New variety from Whetman Pinks that was awarded Best in Show at the HTA show 2011.

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