Sweet Pea - Elegant Ladies
This bicoloured mixture was carefully selected by T&M's Horticultural Manager for its delicate pastel colours, comprising of highly fragrant small flowered heirloom types, many dating back to the 16th century. These elegant ladies will add a touch of style and the strongest of fragrances to your cutting or climbing garden. Climber to 180cm.
Soak seeds overnight in warm water before sowing, 1cm deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm pot, in free draining, damp seed compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 20-25C until after germination which takes 7-21 days. Do not exclude light. Spring sowings can be sown outdoors, 2.5cm deep, in drills 7.5cm apart. Overwinter October sown plants in cooler conditions such as a cold frame before planting out in spring when the ground has warmed, 23-3cm apart. Pinch out growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened. Water freely in dry weather and apply well-rotted manure occasionally. Remove faded flowers regularly.