Vigorous climber for a sheltered spot or conservatory. Bright green foliage with stunning sky blue flowers with white eyes, short lived but regularly replaced. Full sun is essential. Flowers July to October. Height 200-300cm.
WHEN TO SOW
March to April
WHERE TO SOW
Early sowings in pots of 4 seeds under glass at 18 ° C, or later sowings direct in the flowering site in group of 3 seeds, 15cm (6″) between groups.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Glasshouse sowings should be gradually hardened off before planting out in the flowering site once all risk of frost has passed 15cm (6″) apart. Direct sowings should be thinned to single seedlings as they grow.
June to October
The beautiful flowers only last for one day, remove dead heads as soon as they have wilted to encourage further flowers.