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Sweet Pea 'Sir Jimmy Shand'

Lovely, generous, large flowers with wavy petals, good scent and pretty colour.
1

25 seeds

4 seedlings

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
Flowers late May from an autumn sowing, early summer if sown in spring.
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
odoratus (Spencer Picotee)
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

Lovely, generous, large flowers with wavy petals, good scent and pretty colour — this is a quintissentially romantic flower.

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.