PLEASE NOTE: Since plants are often sourced from the garden to order, sizes do vary a little, depending on how they come out of the ground, but I always endeavour to give a little more rather than less! They are sometimes shipped bare-rooted, but will approximate the size specified (e.g. a 9cm pot).

Lathyrus odoratus 'Prince of Orange'
Old fashioned sweet pea 'Prince of Orange'
Type/Hardiness Annual, Climber, Hardy
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A delightful old-fashioned sweet pea with strong-scented flowers, the standards being a rich apricot-orange and the wings pink - a strange contrast that really works!
Sowing and/or growing instructions
Nick the seed coating and plant in spring under glass an inch deep (sweet peas need darkness to aid germination) in pots of compost, either singly, or several in a 3in pot, to be pricked out later. Keep moist. Pinch out growing tips when 3 or 4 true leaves have formed. Plant out in a sunny position in rich, moist, soil or compost, providing support in the form of wigwams or netting. Much could be said on the subject of sweet pea growing, but I will mention only the bare bones here - that sweet peas need humus-rich soil, moisture, sunshine and feeding, and regular picking or dead-heading to encourage repeat flowering. Much more information can be found elsewhere online for those who wish to research the subject more thoroughly.
Seed
1 x packet (12 seeds approx.) £1.95

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