New Giants Sweet Pea Collection
In this collection
|Sow Under Cover|
- Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
- Broad Tolerance
- Late May - August (winter-sown) or June - September (spring-sown), or 12-14 weeks from spring-sowing of seed.
- 1.8m (6ft)
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 15cm (6in)
- 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.
Whopper stems, lots of flower heads and luscious colours and scents is the raison-d'être of this sweet pea collection. They tower above others for arranging in a jug or vase.This collection contains 1 seed packet (20 seeds), or 4 seedlings each of:
- Sweet Pea 'Erewhon'
- Sweet Pea 'Blue Velvet'
- Sweet Pea 'Eclipse'
- Sweet Pea 'Beaujolais'
- Sweet Pea 'Winston Churchill'
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.