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Sweet Pea 'Duvet Mix'

Lathyrus odoratus

Hardy Annual

A Sweet Pea for bedding, bordersand baskets. If you thought Sweet Peas were only for climbing, then think again! As its name suggests, Sweet Pea 'Duvet' will blanket the ground with fragrant colour. A very different type of sweet pea, easy to grow and longer flowering than most sweet peas! Be the first to grow this new development from a time-honoured garden favourite. If you are short on space, grow in baskets for a really different summer container display. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 38cm (15").

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, scented gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, October
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (40 sweet pea seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £2.49

Start off in a seed tray in a cold frame or indoors and plant out in borders. Soak seeds overnight in tepid water. Fill a seed tray with good, free-draining, damp, seed compost. Sow seeds 1cm (1/2") deep in the compost. If sowing in autumn or winter, sow 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3") pot and place in a cold frame where seeds will germinate and grow throughout the winter until spring. They can then be planted into their final flowering positions. If sowing in spring, sow as above and place the pots in a propagator or seal inside a polythene bag and keep at a temperature around 20-25C (68-77F) until the seeds germinate. This will take about 7-21 days. Don't exclude light as this helps germination.

When the seedlings are large enough to handle, plant them out into their final flowering position, 30cm (12") apart.

Overwinter October sown plants in cooler conditions such as a cold frame before planting out in spring, when the ground has warmed, 23-30cm (9-12") apart. Pinch out growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened. Water freely in dry weather. Remove faded flowers regularly to encourage more blooms. Caution: Seeds are harmful if eaten.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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