Sweet Pea Dwarf Knee High Mix Seeds
Info: Sweet Pea Dwarf Knee Mix High is a heavy-blooming bushy variety that produces large fragrant flowers on long straight stems with 5-6 florets in a wide range of attractive vivid colours (purple, red, rose, white, pink, blue, scarlet, cream, and salmon). The plants can be planted en masse without support, or trained on low trellises. They are also a great choice for containers.
The sweet pea is a popular ornamental plant and as a climbing plant a great fence greening. They belong to the papilionaceous family and form beautiful flowers from pink to white to blue. Sweet Peas flower longer if flower shoots for the vase or dead flowers are removed very regularly. When the first seeds ripen, the development of new flowering shoots decreases. Attention: the seeds are poisonous when consumed. The variety Mrs. R. Bolton is a slightly fragrant variety with very beautiful large flowers in magenta to light pink.
Sowing & Cultivation: It is advisable to soak the seeds beforehand or even let them pre-germinate. It is also possible to sow them directly in the field from mid-April. They like a nutrient-rich, permeable soil and a sunny to semi-shade location.
|Botanical name||Lathyrus odoratus|
|Sowing||from mid April outdoors|
|Location||sunny to half-shady position, nutrient rich soil|
|Germination temperature||15 - 18°C|
|Germination||10 - 14 days|
|Height||60 - 70 cm|