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Sweet Peas 'Winter Elegance Mixed'
Sweet Peas 'Winter Elegance Mixed' Seeds
Winter Elegance is the Sweet Pea to grow if you like bright colours and very early flowers. Specially bred for short days for growing under the protection of a greenhouse or polytunnel Winter Elegance has fragrant flowers in shades of pink, white, blue, and burgundy... this is a winner! Sweet Peas are brilliant plants for beginners. They are very easy to grow and super productive giving you masses of flowers for picking.
Winter Elegance Mixed
Hardy Annual Climber
Height & Spread
2m tall x 15 cm wide (6.5 feet tall x 6 inches)
Winter Elegance was developed for short days so growers can produce early flowers under glass. Sow in autumn and grow in a greenhouse or polytunnel for the earliest flowers next year. 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 colourful long stemmed flowers in shades of pink, white, blue and burgundy are produced in early spring from an autumn sowing.
Pick Sweet Peas 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. Their climbing habit means that Sweet Pea 'Winter Elegance' grows best with other Sweet Peas.