An economical way to jazz up your garden and a fine selection for cutting, these will perfume an entire room with their sweet, spicy scent.
They have long been prized by florists and gardeners like these perfumed, big 8″ blooms are the effortless way to put on a dramatically beautiful show.
Perfect for borders and naturalizing gorgeous, perfumed bouquets are an additional benefit. Not to mention loads of visiting butterflies.
Grows 36″-60″ tall
Blooms Late Summer
Hardy in Zones 3-8
Available to Order
Select an area in the garden that receives full sun where the soil drains well. Loosen the soil to a depth of 12″-18″ and amend with compost if necessary. Place the fleshy roots into the soil so that the “eyes” or growing points are no more than 1″-2″ below the soil level. Plants should be spaced 24″-36″ apart. Tamp down the soil and water well. As the plant begins to grow, place a hoop-type stake into the ground to support the plant and its heavy blooms. Water deeply during periods of drought