Sweet Pea Original is from world-renowned plant breeder Dr. Keith Hammett comes this rare opportunity to savour the delights of the original sweet pea introduced from Sicily 300 years ago. A heritage variety, although the flowers are smaller than many modern sweet peas, their rich colour and unrivalled perfume have no comparison. C
hoose a sunny, well-drained sheltered position. Sow into damp soil beside trellis or support (up to 1.5m) direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix and firm down. Do not water for a couple of days after sowing. Support small seedlings with twigs until they can reach trellis. For best results have trellis running in a north-south direction. Use seeds of all sizes as seeds of darker coloured flowers are often small and shrivelled. Pick blooms regularly to promote further flowering. At the end of the season improve soil by digging in these nitrogen-rich plants.
Plant height 1.5 - 2m | Germination 10 - 14 days | Flowering 12 - 16 weeks
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