Sweet Pea 'Erewhon'

A unique colour of sweet pea, with blue and mauve together. Glamorous, unusual and highly scented. More
20 seeds 154001 £2.50 In stock
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A unique colour of sweet pea, with blue and mauve together. It is glamorous, unusual and highly scented, set to be massively popular with both florists and gardeners. There's nothing else quite like it.

Genus Lathyrus
Group/Species Modern Grandiflora / odoratus
Variety Erewhon
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Sweet Pea
Border Position Climber, Container
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing Plant out, 2 plants to a vertical, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in March-May.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow October-December or January-March, 2 seeds into 1 rootrainer. When roots fill container, pot on 2 seedlings together into a 1 litre pot. Pinch out tips when plants have 4 pairs of leaves. If autumn sown, overwinter in a light, cool place. Plant two plants to a vertical support, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in March-May.
Care Tips Remove the climbing tendrils as they grow. Tie the stem into your framework on a regular basis. These can be grown in deep container pots up a climbing frame. Keep picking flowers as they form to prolong the flowering period.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life A drop of sugar syrup in the flower water prolongs vase life of all sweet peas.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Sweet Pea 'Erewhon' reviews

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Angela

Stunning sweet peas and highly scented. Shall definitely but them again.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sue

Was doing ok but suddenly became full of mildew and I had to chuck it.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Diana

really pretty colour and vigorous plants.recyclable packaging and rapid service

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by David

Lovely flowers, smell amazing. Very pleased with these