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Sweet Pea 'Purple Pimpernel'Lathyrus odoratus

Just £1.99

2 Reviews

Perfect purple shades

1 packet (20 sweet pea seeds) £1.99 Despatch: by Monday
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A stunning new colour combination in sweet peas! Sweet Pea 'Purple Pimpernel' bears large, fragrant blooms in two shades of purple, atop long strong stems. Ideal as a cut flower for a vase indoors, this variety is also superb for exhibition. The original seed was sent to T&M by an amateur breeder and we liked it so much, we've produced a seed crop to offer to our customers. We hope you like it! Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow sweet peas


Patio, Walls And Fences, Cottage Gardens, Scented Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

180cm (70.9in)

30cm (11.8in)

1 Packet (20 Sweet Pea Seeds) (TT04356)

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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.

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 (1/2") 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.

Delivery

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Reviews

Amazing new sweet pea 2015-08-29

Still flowering now at the end of August and I have been picking since June. Lovely longstems and lasts indoors and fills the kitchen with scent. Will grow in the garden next year as well as on the allotment.

T&M replied on 2015-09-01: Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear that you have been happy with the results. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

Great sweet pea 2015-04-14

Great sweet pea. Flowered from June right through to end of September. Fantastic scent and lovely colours. A real gem and will grow again.

T&M replied on 2015-04-14: Thank you for your review and for taking the time to share your wonderful comments. I hope we can continue to be of service.