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Seed - best if given 1 months cold stratification. Sow February in a light position in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 7 - 10cm long side-shoots, July/August in a shaded frame. Plant out in spring. High percentage. Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, 15 - 25cm with a heel, December in a sheltered bed outdoors. Fair to good percentage. Layering in summer. Very easy.
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Easily grown in any moderately fertile preferably dry soil, succeeding in thin soils over chalk and tolerating poor soils. Grows well in heavy clay soils. Succeeds in semi-shade but prefers a position in full sun where it will flower more freely. Hardy to about -20°c. Plants grow best in the east and south-east of Britain, they are shy to flower in gardens with cool summers. Plants are very tolerant of pruning, one third of the stems can be cut down to the ground each year in order to promote fresh growth and heavier flowering. A very ornamental plant with aromatic flowers smelling of pineapples.
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