It’s nearly the end of February, there is still frost at night and some of the plants look shabby… Before I can see where the weeds are, I need to ‘tidy up’.…
They will range from frost tender to fully frost hardy. They prefer to grow in fertile, porous soil, but can grow in most soil types. They will need full sun.
You can propagate the perennials, the sub-shrubs and shrubs by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots or by division from spring to mid-summer. Or you can grow from seed sown in autumn or spring.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Slugs and snails outdoors, under glass aphids, scale insects, mealy bugs and vine weevil.