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Sweet Pea 'Route 66'

A new variety with the exact mix of colours and almost equal scent of ‘Painted Lady’ but flowers almost twice the size — and twice as showy with it, as well as being easier and more reliable germinating from seed.
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4 seedlings

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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
Height
1.8m (6ft)
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

A new variety with the exact mix of colours and almost equal scent of ‘Painted Lady’ but flowers almost twice the size — and twice as showy with it, as well as being easier and more reliable germinating from seed.

Care Tips

Add plenty of organic matter to the planting hole. Tie the stems into your framework on a regular basis and remove the climbing tendrils as you do. Can be grown in deep containers/pots up a climbing frame.