Sweet Pea 'Mollie Rilstone'

A strongly scented sweet pea producing white flowers with pale pink, picotee edges on long, straight stems. More
20 seeds 154007 £2.50 In stock
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More Details

This one is white and the palest pink - spectacular, with long stems. It flowers for ages too. Scetn 7/10.

Genus Lathyrus
Group/Species Spencer / odoratus
Variety Mollie Rilstone
Type Hardy Annual, Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Sweet Pea
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
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: up to 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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Delivery

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Sweet Pea 'Mollie Rilstone' reviews

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Reviewed 20th August 2019 by Tineke

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Helen

Only 2-3 seeds from this pack germinated and they were spindly and week compaired to a cheap spencer mix that I grew at the same time

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Antonia

Good germination and flowers