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Wiltshire Ripple and Almost Black Sweet Pea Mix

Highlight the wonderful stipples and flakes of Sweet Pea 'Wiltshire Ripple' by growing it with the variety 'Almost Black' on a teepee, arch or frame.
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20 seeds

8 seedlings (511104-8)

16 seedlings (511104-16)

Delivery:

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual, Hardy Annual Climber
Position
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)
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

Highlight the wonderful stipples and flakes of Sweet Pea 'Wiltshire Ripple' by growing it with the variety 'Almost Black' on a teepee, arch or frame.

This seed packet contains a mix of both varieties and the seedling collection contains 4 or 8 seedlings each of:

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.