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Sweet Pea 'Oban Bay'

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Sweet Pea 'Oban Bay' Seeds

Oban Bay Sweet Pea flowers are a beautiful pale icy blue colour. Like all Spencer type Sweet Peas Oban Bay has gorgeous scent, makes a striking display in the garden and is lovely for cut flowers too. Vigorous and reliable Oban Bay Sweet Peas are popular with both gardeners and flower growers.

Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking. Some would say Oban Bay is the perfect sweet pea... a strong grower, excellent in the garden, great for cut flowers and good for exhibiting too. Awarded the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit for excellent performance in the garden.

GenusLathyrus odoratus
VarietyOban Bay
Plant TypeHardy Annual Climber, Cut Flower, Exhibition Sweet Pea
Height & Spread1.8m-2.4m tall x 15 cm wide (6-8 feet tall x 6 inches)
Sow SeedsSow 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
Plant OutPrepare 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.
Conditions RequiredSweet 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.
Flower ProductionBuckets of scented mid-blue flowers from June to September.
PickingPick 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.
Planting CombinationsSweet Peas are some of the best annual climbing flowers that you can grow. You will be amazed at how many flowers are produced. Oban Bay makes a striking display alone and grows well with other Sweet Peas in shades of blue.
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