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SWEET PEA Elegance Scarlet

Stock: 198 Available

Lathyrus odoratus

Family: Fabaceae

Subfamily: Faboideae

Characteristics: Annual 180 cm

Seeds per packet: 12

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Streamer is the most exciting thing to come along in the sweet pea family. Not only are these flowers bigger, but they're streaked with white for a showy look. This climber develops beautiful wavy petals of scarlet with fragrant blooms on each slender stem. An outstanding garden and cut flower candidate.

Traditionally the 17th of March, St Patrick's Day, is the date used as a guide for sowing sweet peas in many parts of Australia.

Pre-treatment: Soak seed in water overnight.

Sow: 25 mm deep.

Tropical climates: Late summer Autumn
Sub-tropical climates: Autumn
Temperate climates: Autumn
Cold climates: Spring or Late summer-mid Autumn.

Germination: 10-14 days.  

Seed can also be started by soaking seed overnight and placing on a moist paper towel and folding over. Put the paper towel with the seed in a plastic bag and place on top of the refrigerator. Check daily for moisture content and any seed that has germinated. Seed should start to germination in 3-5 days after which they can be sown at the required depth.    


      


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