These varieties are the best for hotter climates. Sow in late summer to flower from February onwards in the UK, if frost free; or sow in October to flower in April onwards under cold glass or polythene.
Please click on the sidebar or buttons to see individual varieties. Two types are offered:
Early Multiflora varieties usually have six or more flowers per stem. These are the most popular type around the world for early cut flower production.
Gawler and Other Early varieties
usually have four flowers per stem. The Gawler series from South Australia have exceptionally good scent and are very frilly.
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