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Sweet Pea 'Dolly Varden'

This old-fashioned sweet pea variety has beautiful lavender and white bicolour blooms with delicious fragrance.
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20 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Climber
Position
Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - September
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
Heirloom bicolour
Common name
Sweet Pea
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Sow October-April, 2 seeds in 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

This old-fashioned variety has beautiful lavender and white bicolour blooms with a delicious fragrance.

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.