*** Growing near Houston, TX: sub tropical zone 9a. Mild winters, hot, extremely humid summers that last half the year. ***
Purchased as a band plant from Heirloom, May 2011. Beautiful, powerfully scented flowers, no problems with disease. Has been chilli thrips resistant so far. Does burn, but not necessarily faster than any other red.
5/24/2014 - Planted in new garden. Size is 3h x 2w. 4/2016- not doing well at all 6/16/2017- moved to a new location where it can get some shade and receive more care. 4/18/2021- Plant has stayed small in its new home, about 2.5 x 2.5 but seems happy and healthy. Blooms in flushes.