Sweet Pea Princess Elizabeth

Overview

Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus

Large fluttery salmon pink and cream petals, a romantic addition to the garden. Late bloomer with a strong sweet scent, tall plant to grow up a trellis, fence, or wall.

Plant Height: 180cm

How To Grow

Sow 12mm (½”) deep in flowering position in full sun from late Summer to late Autumn, Spring too in cold districts. Water the bed well the day before planting. Don’t water again until after the seedlings have emerged. Train young plants up a fence or wall, or support with sticks or netting. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov

North Island: Feb, Mar, Apr, May

Flowering

12-14 weeks