A dainty ruffled bloom that adds extra sweetness to your flower garden! Delicate variegated petals that look as though they have been painted by hand with water colour paint. Shades of pink, coral, lavender, and every shade in between.
Approximate seeds per packet: 25
Sunlight: Full sun
Mature Height: 72-96"
Germination: 14–21 days at 13–18°C. Darkness is required for germination.
Transplant: Sow 1/4- 1/2" deep 4-5 weeks before last frost. Darkness is required for germination. Direct seed - 6 weeks before last frost. Seedlings won't be damaged by light frost.
Direct Seeding (recommended): Soak seeds in lukewarm water for at least 3-6 hours before seeding. Direct seed in early spring is recommended, lightly cover seed with soil. Plant seeds along a trellis as sweet peas are a climbing vine.
Care: Pinch when 6-8" tall to encourage denser branching and more flowers. Trellis support is required. Deadhead or cut regularly to encourage continuous blooms throughout the season.
Fresh: When harvesting cut flower when two or three blooms start to show color. Adding flower preservative in their water will prolong their vase life.
Dried: Not a common dried flower.
NOTE: All parts of sweet pea plants/seeds are poisonous if ingested.