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25pence (inclusive of VAT) from the sale of the plant will be donated to Alzheimers' Society (Reg Charity 296645)
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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