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Heathcliff Lots of large flowers with the long stems of the Spencers but with the bonus of the exceptional fragrance of older Grandifloras.
Cream Eggs A modern Grandiflora type of sweet pea – which means more bold flowers and more scent. The luxurious cream petals have a purple edge which changes to vivid blue with age. Perfect for cutting too and bringing indoors to add delicious sweet pea scent to the house.
Blue Ripple Unusual sky blue colour, these fantastic sky blue flowers look absolutely stunning in the garden, not to mention in a vase!
On a closer look they have marbled white and blue markings all over the petals with a much darker blue blotch on the outer side.
They have a delicate fragrance as well and usually grow on long straight stems, perfect for cutting.
Precious Beautifully formed long stemmed blooms of rosy-pink on white ground are carried on long strong stems making them perfect for cutting.
Nimbus One of the more unusual varieties of sweet pea, the white flowers are striped with inky blue markings. Interesting for the garden displays and flower arrangements alike.
Lovejoy Lovejoy has very distinctive deep maroon blooms, strong and unrivalled.
A vigorous grower throwing many four-flowered sprays of true frilled flowers.
A Sweet Pea strongly recommended for gardens and floral displays.
Vera Lynn A classic variety for exhibition. Four well placed, slightly undulating blooms of cherry pink with a rosy hue and whitish brim are reliably produced on strong stems. Nicely scented and perfect for floral exhibits.
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How to Guide
Almost fill 12cm (5in) pots with moist seed compost. Sow five seeds, evenly spaced, per pot and lightly cover them with a little more compost.
Water well after sowing, but not again until seedlings have emerged. Place in warmth 10-15C (50-60F).
Sow 2cm/1in deep and 10cm / 4in apart. Water daily until seedlings emerge.
Potting on/Thining Out
Grow on indoor raised seedlings in unheated conditions, ideally in a cold frame.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Plant 20cm (8in) apart from March onwards. Support with canes or netting.