Lathyrus odoratus 'Restormel'

spencer sweet pea Restormel

4 plants £6.99 Email me when in stock
These sweet peas are autumn sown and grown in root trainers to promote longer deep roots. They have been grown under a cold polythene tunnel and we will despatch them as soon as they are ready to be planted outside. (See the dates above for the estimated despatch date)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Flower colour: orange-red
  • Other features: well scented flowers
  • Hardiness: hardy annual

    Vibrant orange-red petals, each with a faint picotee edge, form slightly ruffled, well-scented flowers that will create a dazzling display in the mixed border or cutting garden. Reputedly one of the best red cultivars.

    All the sweet-peas in our trial produced significantly better plants when the seeds were sown in autumn rather than spring.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted organic matter in the planting hole. To make sure you keep the plants in top condition spray regularly with a fungicide as all sweet peas are prone to mildew, and feed with a high potash fertiliser, such as Tomorite for plenty of flowers. Don't forget to keep cutting the flowers so that you get plenty more!

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