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Sweet Pea - 'Balmoral'

Sweet Pea - 'Balmoral'


(Lathyrus odoratus) 

Bred by Brackley, this glowing beauty features large, glowing maroon petals that ride atop long stems. One of the best varieties we grew this season - each flower is a stunning colour, displaying moody shades of deep wine red and rich burgundy with a lovely light fragrance. Excellent cut flower for spring vases; one of the longest bloom periods of all sweet peas.


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: 15 cm

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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