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Sweet Pea 'High Scent'
Sweet Peas 'High Scent' Seeds
You would expect a Sweet Pea with a name like 'High Scent' to have a lovely strong scent. And you'd be right. With large creamy white flowers and deep violet feathering this is a truly lovely plant. Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking.
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 March 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 all annuals 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 beautiful creamy white flowers with violet feathering produced from May onwards from an autumn sowing or from July to September if sown in spring.
Pick Sweet Peas early in the morning or in the cool evening and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Sweet Peas last 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. Their climbing habit means that Sweet Pea 'High Scent' grows best with other Sweet Peas.