Lathyrus odoratus 'Royal Wedding'

spencer sweet pea seed Royal Wedding

approx 20 seeds £1.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Flower colour: creamy white
  • Other features: highly scented flowers
  • Hardiness: hardy annual

    The fragrant, creamy white flowers are produced in open clusters on long stems throughout the summer and contrast well with the greyish-green foliage. An elegant sweet pea that has a delicious scent, it will look super when allowed to scramble through an obelisk and will attract bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Garden care:From October to late February, sow seeds into deep pots or root trainers filled with a good-quality seed compost and place them in a cold frame. Pinch out the tips as the plants grow to encourage them to become bushier and produce more flowers, and harden off before planting out in early April. Direct sowings can also be made in October or March-April. It is important to remove the faded flowers before they set seed, so picking them to fill a vase inside will only encourage more to form.

  • Sow: October-April

  • Flowering: June-September

  • Approximate quantity: 20 seeds.

Lathyrus odoratus 'Mrs Bernard Jones'

spencer sweet pea seed Mrs Bernard Jones

One of the best

£1.99 Buy

Slim multi-purpose soft-tie

Slim multi-purpose soft-tie

Tie is designed for use with the thinner, delicate stems of climbing annuals

£4.99 Buy

Lathyrus odoratus 'Mollie Rillstone'

spencer sweet pea seed Mollie Rillstone

One for the exhibitors

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Willow poles for sweet peas

Willow poles for sweet peas

Ideal for runner beans and sweet peas

£9.99 Buy

Lathyrus odoratus 'Charlie's Angel'

spencer sweet pea seed Charlies Angel

An easy to mix soft shade

£1.99 Buy

Lathyrus odoratus 'Gwendoline'

spencer sweet pea seed Gwendoline

Cream-flushed-pink blooms

£1.99 Buy

Root trainers

Root trainers

Perfect for seeds, seedlings and plugs

£9.99 Buy
 

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    What does 'pinching out' mean?

    I would like to buy some Sweet Peas however, I'm not sure what the term 'pinching out the tips' means. Any clues on how you would do this?
    Asked on 3/29/2006 by Ms Sau Min Chang

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    • A:

      Pinching out, simply means removing the growing tip of the plant. This encourages the plants to produce lateral shoots, which will result in bushier growth. All you need to do is nip out the top two leaves and growing point of each plant using your fingers or a small pair of scissors.

      Answered on 4/3/2006 by Crocus
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