Sweet Pea 'Fire and Ice'
In this mix
|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
- Broad Tolerance
- May - August (winter-sown), or June-September (spring-sown), 12-14 weeks from spring sowing of seed.
- 1.8m (6ft)
- Common name
- Sweet Pea
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 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.
Beautiful, subtly coloured, modern grandiflora sweet pea, with excellent scent and longer stems than older varieties. Sweet Pea 'Fire and Ice' flowers as if dusted softly with pink and purple pigment.
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.