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Venetian Sweet Pea Mix

Our exclusive collection of Venetian, rich-dark coloured sweet peas. This collection includes three old-fashioned, highly scented varieties.
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20 seeds

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:

Type
Hardy Annual, Hardy Annual Climber
Position
Cutting Garden, On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - September
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
odoratus
Common name
Sweet Pea
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant out, 2 plants to a vertical support, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in March-May.
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

Our exclusive collection of Venetian, rich-dark coloured sweet peas.

The seed packet contains a mix of three old-fashioned, highly scented varieties whilst the seedling collection includes 4 or 8 seedlings each of:

These three have been trialled repeatedly by us and are outstanding in terms of ease of growth, productivity and perfume. They make excellent garden border plants, as well as cut flowers. Not to be missed.

We sow our highly-scented, old-fashioned sweet pea seeds in the winter, as well as in the spring, so that you will have excellent productive plants throughout the summer. Our sweet pea seedlings come with full planting instructions.

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.