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Exclusive Sarah Raven Mix
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.
- Perfect for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects
|Common name:||Sweet Pea (Bicolour Mix)||Type:||Hardy annual|
|Sowing:||Sow January-April and/or October-December 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||Care tips:||Remove the climbing tendrils as they grow. Tie the stem into your framework on a regular basis. Can be grown in container pots up a climbing frame. Find out how to cordon train your sweet pea in Sarah's how-to guide.||Flowers:||❀ May - August (winter-sown), or June - September (spring-sown), 12-14 weeks from spring sowing of seed. This is a cut-and-come-again variety.||For the vase:||Avoid direct sunlight and heat. These have a beautiful scent.|