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Sweet Pea Eclipse
Well Scented Good for Exhibition Spencer Type
Eclipse is a well scented Spencer type which opens pale mauve and deepens to cerise-purple. This particular variety is good for exhibition and will make an excellent cut flower for the home.
Kings seeds recommend sowing seeds into a good quality seed sowing compost and water only with tap water. Do not use butt water as this can contain harmful pathogens, resulting in poor germination.
Product Part Number: 76853
When to sow
When to Sow Eclipse Sweet Pea Seeds
September to April
Where to Sow
When sowing Sweet peas in September or april, sow direct into flowering site at 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.
What to do Next
Sweet pea seedlings that have been raised in a glasshouse should be hardened off during March. Plant out pot grown seedlings direct in the flowering site at 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