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Sweet Pea - 'Bix'

Sweet Pea - 'Bix'


(Lathyrus odoratus) Bringing the vintage charm + ruffles and frills! Delightfully airy cream blooms edged with delicate pinky / peachy tones. Bred by Dr. Keith Hammett, this early-flowering variety produces lovely tall stems perfect for cut flowers and will bring enchantment to your garden and home with their elegance and sweet fragrance.


CAUTION: all parts of the sweet pea plant including the seeds are toxic to humans and animals. Not to be eaten. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.


Life Cycle: Annual

Height: to 2m. Climber, will need trellis support

Position: Full Sun / Part Sun

Pre-treatment: optional, soak seed in water overnight.

Sow: 25 mm deep

Spacing: 15cm

Tropical climates: Late Summer/Autumn
Sub-tropical climates: Autumn
Temperate climates: Autumn
Cold climates: Spring or Late Summer-mid Autumn (frost tolerant up to -4C)
Germination: 10-21 days.  

Notes: Pick regularly to prolong flowering. Do not over-water. Protect young seedlings from slugs, snails and aphids.


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