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Hardy to about -5°c, this plant is usually grown as an annual in Britain, flowering well in its first year, but it does survive mild winters outdoors. A very ornamental plant, it has sweetly scented flowers that release most of their scent in the evening and attract moths.Plant requires more than 14 hours daylight per day to induce flowering.
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