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Sweet Peas - Sweet Pea Old Fashioned Scented Mix (Approx 30 seeds)

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Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden restoration project in Warwick was featured on Gardeners’ World recently and highlighted the specatacle and perfume of traditional sweet peas. Sown in autumn these packets of Old Fashioned Scented Mix are perfect if you want to create the sweet scent we all know so well and enjoy when taking a stroll in the garden on a summer's day. Also fantastic for cutting for house arrangements. Unbeatable.

  • Hardy annual
  • Prefers a sunny position in good quality, finely sieved, moist compost
  • Flowers June-September
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How lovely it is to walk up the garden and breathe in the sweet, heady scent of sweet peas, a strongly scented variety, the hardy annual Sweet Pea, Old Fashioned Scented Mix does just that. A great mix of small-flowered, but with the good old fashioned perfume we associate with sweet peas which were the forbears of our modern varieties.

Sowing Time January to May and September to October. Sow on a window sill or in a greenhouse at approx 15-20°C on the surface of a good seed compost, firm down and keep compost damp but not too wet, transplant seedlings, spacing them out to 50mm apart, when established plant on your trellis, obelisk or cane wigwam at approx. 20cm.

Average packet contents 30 seeds.

Easy to care for when planted in free-draining soil in sunny positions.

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Short name Sweet Peas (Approx 30 seeds)
Sub title Sweet Pea Old Fashioned Scented Mix
Brand Suttons
Drainage Keep moist
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period July - September
Flower Colour Mixed
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Highly scented
Habit Climbing
Hardiness Hardy annual
Maturity time 16 weeks
Plant Size Seeds
Plant Type Seeds
Height & Spread 1.5 - 2 m
Rate of growth Germination within 14 days
Required maintenance Remove spent blooms regularly
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Fertile
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements Water well
Where to Plant Borders and Planters

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