A popular traditional Sweet Pea with pretty dark blue/purple bi-colour flowers, which are heavily scented. Early flowering. Pick the blooms regularly to ensure continuous flowering. Hardy annual.
Average content per packet: 28 seeds
Indoors - January - March or September - October
Outdoors - April - May
Indoors - in pots
Outdoors - Where they are to flower
Indoors - Almost fill 12cm (5") pots with moist seed compost. Sow five seeds in a pot, evenly spaced, and lightly cover with compost. Water well after sowing, but not again until seedlings have emerged. Keep warm at 10-15°C/50-60°F (Soaking seeds pre-sowing can help germination)
Outdoors - Sow seeds in pre-watered soil 2cm (1") deep, 10cm (4") apart. Keep soil moist until seedlings emerge and water as required in dry spells. (Soaking seeds pre-sowing can help with germination)