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Sweet Pea 'Midnight Blues'

A wonderful mixture of deliciously scented sweet peas in blues, mauves and purples with good, strong, straight stems.
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20 seeds

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Details:

Type
Climber
Position
Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
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
Common name
Sweet Pea
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
20 seeds
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

A wonderful mixture of deliciously scented sweet peas in blues, mauves and purples with good, strong, straight stems. Plant these in your vegetable garden to attract lots of pollinators and naturally increase your harvest. Scent 7/10.

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.