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Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima'

Lathyrus odoratus

Hardy Annual

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Sweet Pea 'Fragrantissima' embraces the full colour spectrum from white, through all the pink shades, reds, blues, purples, bicolours, and stripes. This large flowered mix has been carefully blended to ensure an even balance of colour and fragrance. Enjoy them in the garden, grown against walls and fences, or cut some of the sturdy, straight stems for a vase indoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow sweet peas

Ideal For:
patio, walls and fences, cottage gardens, scented gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, October
full sun
    • 1 packet (35 sweet pea seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99

Sow sweet pea seeds indoors in October for transplanting outdoors in spring, or direct sow outdoors from March to April.

In autumn, sow 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3") pot at a depth of 1cm (½") in free-draining, seed sowing compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) until germination which takes 10-21 days. Once germinated, grow sweet peas on in cooler conditions, before transferring to a cold frame for overwintering. Spring sowings can be made outdoors directly into drills at a depth of 2.5cm (1"), and a distance of 7.5cm (3") apart. Pinch out the growing points of each stem once the second pair of leaves has opened to encourage bushier growth.

In spring, plant out sweet peas at a distance of 23cm (9") apart in any well drained garden soil in full sun. Train the stems onto a suitable support such as trellis or a free standing climbing frame. Try using our sweet pea support rings to tie the stems to their growing supports while they become established.

Feed and water sweet peas regularly throughout the growing season. When growing sweet peas it is essential to cut the flower stems frequently and deadhead faded blooms to prevent seedpods developing. This will encourage more blooms to be produced and extend the flowering period throughout summer.

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. 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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  1. Perfumed my Summer into Autumn

    By D Lawes 14-11-2015

    I just love these, they bloomed outside well into October in our Devon garden. I experimented with planting in a stack of three pots of decreasing sizes which gave a lovely show and were easy to water & support with a bamboo wigwam. I shall certainly be doing the same next year - such a beautiful selection of colours and a few, cut daily, brought the scent of the garden into the house. Delightful.


    Thank you very much for your review. I am very pleased that you have been happy with your purchase and thank you so much for taking the time to let us know. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

  2. Lovely surprise!

    By Donna Jones 24-06-2013

    I bought this sweet pea last year and sowed the seeds in autumn. I planted them outside in April and they are thriving. To be honest, I didn't know what to expect as have never grown sweet peas before. But the colours and beautiful and they look elegant with very good fragrance. Will grow these again!

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