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These three have been trialled repeatedly by us and are outstanding in terms of ease of growth, productivity and perfume. They make excellent garden border plants, as well as cut flowers. Not to be missed.
We sow our highly-scented, old-fashioned sweet peas in the winter, as well as in the spring, so that you will have excellent productive plants that flower throughout the summer.
|Variety||'Lord Nelson', 'Prince Edward of York' and 'Matucana' (Bicolour Mix)||Type:||Hardy annual|
|Sowing:||Sow November-March undercover in rootrainers or long thin pots. Push 2 well spaced seeds about 2.5cm below the compost surface. When roots fill rootrainers, pot on two seedlings into a 2 litre pot.||Site:||Deep, humus-rich, well-drained soil in full sun.||Height:||2 metres 6ft||Spacing:||2 plants to a vertical||Hardiness:||Hardy||Care tips:||Remove the climbing tendrils as they grow. Tie the stem into your framework on a regular basis.||Flowers:||❀ May - August (winter-sown), or June - September (spring-sown)||For the vase:||Avoid direct sunlight and heat|