Towering Teepees Sweet Pea Collection
In this collection
|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
- Broad Tolerance
- May - August (winter-sown) or June - September (spring-sown), or 12-14 weeks from spring-sowing of seed.
- 1.8m (6ft)
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 15cm (6in)
- 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.
Three of the brightest, richest and most strongly perfumed sweet peas for planting on a clutch of teepees or in an aisle down a scented walk. Included here are ‘Matucana’, the strongest scented sweet pea you can grow, ‘Blue Velvet’, the longest flowering and ‘Kind Edward VII’, dark and luscious. Hard to beat.
The seed collection contains 1 packet each of:
The seedling collection contains 4 or 8 seedlings each of:
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.