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Sweet Pea 'Eclipse'

Marvellous purple sweet pea, which flowers almost twice as long as the old-fashioned types, with lots of flower stems, carrying numerous flowers.
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20 seeds

4 seedlings (511238-4)

Delivery:

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

Details:

Type
Climber
Position
Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
Grandiflora / 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

Marvellous purple sweet pea, which flowers almost twice as long as the old-fashioned types, with lots of flower stems, carrying numerous flowers. A real winner of a sweet pea with good 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.