“Ropes of deep red trailing blooms” are a reminder of 19th century gardens when these flowers were used extensively. Height 200cm space 30-60cm.
When to sow: Late spring
Where to sow: Direct sow
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 30-60cm; Height: 200cm
Directions: If growing for cut flowers make a shallow drill and place three or four seed 30cm apart, thin to one seedling after germination. For a long flowering garden subject sow a few seeds 60-80 cm apart. After germination thin to one seedling.