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Grow in any fine soil, with full sun which is essential. It is drought tolerant and very easy to grow.
You can propagate the species by simple layering, softwood or greenwood cuttings in the summer or by seeds in the autumn.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Susceptible to wilt and powdery mildew.