Sweet Pea Kings High Scent
Item Number: 78027
Sweet Peas are an easy to grow flower. They are undemanding and pretty well disease free, but like all plants they will benefit from some good treatment.
Kings High Scent is a very highly scented, modern grandiflora type, producing delightful violet picotee with primrose to cream base blooms, which produces a rich fragrance. This variety was first introduced in 2000.
Seed Count: 20
WHEN TO SOW
September to April
WHERE TO SOW
September sowings in flowering site 2cm (1") deep. Later sowings in pots, five seeds in each. October and November sowings in a cold frame. January sowings in an unheated glasshouse. March sowings in a cold frame. April sowings direct in flowering site.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Glasshouse raised seedlings should be hardened off during March. Plant out pot grown seedlings in the flowering site 15cm (6") apart in April. Thin direct sown seedlings to 10cm (4") apart. Pick flowers regularly to encourage new growth.
Late June to September
Provide sturdy support for plants. After a good rain a mature plant will be very heavy