Sweet Pea Singing the Blues
Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Rich deep blues to serene pastels. Large, sweetly scented flowers. Delightful cut flower and a vigorous climber. Displays over a long period.
Plant Height: 180cm
How To Grow
Sow 12mm deep in flowering position from late Summer to late Autumn, Spring too in cold districts. Water the bed well the day before planting, then sow direct where the plants will grow. Don't water the bed again until after the seedlings have emerged. Thin out to 25cm apart. Train young plants up a fence or wall, or support with sticks or netting. Prefers a warm sunny position and requires good drainage. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.
When To Plant
South Island: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov North Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun