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Towering Teepees Sweet Pea Collection

Three of the brightest, richest and most strongly perfumed sweet peas for planting in an aisle down a scented walk.
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3 packets of seed

12 seedlings

24 seedlings

Delivery:

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

Details:

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)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
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

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:

  • Sweet Pea 'Matucana'
  • Sweet Pea 'King Edward VII'
  • Sweet Pea 'Blue Velvet'
  • The seedling collection contains 4 or 8 seedlings each of:

  • Sweet Pea 'Matucana'
  • Sweet Pea 'Restormel'
  • Sweet Pea 'Blue Velvet'
  • 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.