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Sweet Pea 'Blue Ripple'

Sweet Pea 'Blue Ripple' is ivory-white tinged with blue, with a beautiful scent and flowers that grow on long, straight stems.
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4 seedlings

Delivery:

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

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual, Hardy Annual Climber
Position
Climber
Soil
Fertile, Neutral
Flowers
May - August (winter-sown), or June-September (spring-sown), 12-14 weeks from spring sowing of seed.
Height
2m (6ft 6in)
Common name
Sweet Pea
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 March-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

Sweet Pea 'Blue Ripple' is ivory-white tinged with blue, which deepens in colour as the flowers age. It has beautiful scent and flowers that grow on long, straight stems.

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.