Sweet Pea 'Eclipse'

Marvellous purple sweet pea, which flowers almost twice as long as the old-fashioned types, with lots of flower stems, carrying numerous flowers. More
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Marvellous purple sweet pea, which flowers almost twice as long as the old-fashioned types, with lots of flower stems, carrying numerous flowers. A real winner of a sweet pea with good scent.

Genus Lathyrus
Group/Species Grandiflora / odoratus
Variety Eclipse
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Sweet Pea
Border Position Climber, Container
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing Plant out, 2 plants to a vertical, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in March-May.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow October-December or January-March, 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. Plant two plants to a vertical support, 15cm (6in) apart in a mild spell in March-May.
Care Tips Remove the climbing tendrils as they grow. Tie the stem into your framework on a regular basis. These can be grown in deep container pots up a climbing frame. Keep picking flowers as they form to prolong the flowering period.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life A drop of sugar syrup in the flower water prolongs vase life of all sweet peas.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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