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Sweet Pea 'Fragrant' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)

Lathyrus odoratus

The best of the best

Exhilarating fragrance and colourful, fancy blooms

Superb for arches, trellises, obelisks, etc

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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The best of the best, with exhilarating fragrance and colourful, fancy blooms. A traditional 'Spencer' type ideal for cutting, garden decoration or exhibiting. Superb for arches, trellises, obelisks, etc.


1 packet (20 sweet pea seeds) (48861)

Where to sow: Start off in a seed tray or pots.
Preparation: Soak seeds overnight in tepid water. Fill a seed tray or 7.5cm (3in) pots with good, free draining, damp, seed compost.
Sowing in spring: Sow 1cm (1/2in) deep 7.5cm (3in) apart or 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3in) pot, place pots in a propagator or seal inside a polythene bag and keep at around 20-25C (68-77F) until germination (approx. 7-21 days). Don’t exclude light as this helps germination. Alternatively sow outdoors, 2.5cm (1in) deep, in drills 7.5cm (3in) apart.
Growing: Plant into their final flowering positions in spring once the ground has warmed, 23-30cm (9-12in) apart. Pinch out the growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened. Water freely in dry weather. Train the stems onto a support such as trellis. Cut flower stems frequently and deadhead faded blooms. This will encourage more blooms and extend the flowering period.
CAUTION: Harmful if eaten
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. When growing sweet peas it is essential to cut the flower stems frequently and deadhead faded blooms to prevent seedpods developing. This will encourage more blooms to be produced and extend the flowering period throughout summer.

Caution: Seeds are harmful if eaten.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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