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Sweet Pea 'Earl Grey'

An antique silk, stippled new variety of sweet pea which looks as beautiful freshly open as when the flowers fade.
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20 seeds

4 seedlings

8 seedlings

12 seedlings

Delivery:

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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
Late May - August (winter-sown) or June - September (spring-sown), or 12-14 weeks from spring-sowing of seed.
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
Spencer, Flaked (odoratus)
Common name
Sweet pea
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm
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

An antique silk, stippled new variety of sweet pea which looks as beautiful freshly open as when the flowers fade.

Good scent, and impressive stem and flower production. Outstanding in our trials at Perch Hill. 8/10 scent.

Care Tips

Remove the climbing tendrils as they grow. Tie the stem into your framework on a regular basis. Can be grown in deep container pots up a climbing frame. Find out how to cordon train your sweet pea in Sarah's how-to guide.