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Sweet Pea 'Anniversary'
Sweet Pea 'Anniversary' Seeds
Long strong stems, a subtle scent and plenty of beautiful white flowers with delicate pink edges are characteristics of Anniversary. Buds and newly opened flowers are soft pink then gradually the blooms fade to white with sugar pink edges. It's a popular Sweet Pea for all the right reasons. If you are a lover of vintage or you are growing your own wedding flowers then Anniversary may be right up your street. Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking. Loved by flower farmers for their long stems and sophisticated blooms Anniversary is also good for a sunny spot in your garden and is an excellent choice for exhibiting at your local flower show.
Hardy Annual Climber
Height & Spread
1.8m tall x 15 cm wide (6 feet tall x 6 inches)
Sow September-December for robust plants then again in January - April to extend the flowering season. In cold areas start off indoors. Grow 2 seedlings to a 1L pot. HOW TO GROW SWEET PEAS
Prepare a trellis with canes spaced 20cm apart (8 inches) then plant one pot with two seedlings next to each cane. Tie the stems in as they grow.
Sweet Peas have long roots and need fertile, moist but well drained soil. Like most annual flowers Sweet Peas prefer a sunny spot. They will also grow in dappled shade. Water thoroughly in dry spells and feed to keep the flowers going.
Buckets of scented pastel flowers from June to September.
Pick Sweet Peas when the first flower is open and the top two are still in bud. It's best to pick early in the morning or in the cool evening and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 5 days in a vase.
Sweet Peas are some of the best annual climbing flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced. Anniversary makes a great show on it's own and also works well growing with other Sweet Peas in complimentary colours.