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Blue Sweet Pea Collection

A collection of blue sweet peas, covering shades from soft mauve to turquoise and through to deep purple.
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30 seeds

12 seedlings

24 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - August (winter-sown) or June - September (spring-sown), or 12-14 weeks from spring-sowing of seed.
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant out, 2 plants to a vertical support, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in April-May.
Cultivation
Sow October to April, 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.

Description

I love this unusual collection of blue sweet peas, encompassing shades from soft mauve to turquoise and lilac through to deep purple. All these have good scent and make a glorious garden and vase combination.

The seed mix contains: The seedling collection contains 4 or 8 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

Plant seedlings out during a mild spell March-May, providing support. Tie the stems into your framework on a regular basis and pinch out tendrils.