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Sweet Pea - 'High Scent'

Sweet Pea - 'High Scent'


(Lathyrus odoratus) Seed bred from world renowned plant breeder Dr. Keith Hammett, who says: "High Scent has been recognised as the benchmark cultivar for scent. In addition, the Royal Horticultural Society awarded it an Award of Garden Excellence. Violet flush edging on cream ground petals." Despite its name, this variety didn't have the highest scent of all the varieties grown at the farm but it is no doubt a whimsical beauty to behold on long strong stems with a very lovely scent still.


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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