LATHYRUS odoratus 'Matucana'

Large
Sun
Blue
Reasonable soil
Summer
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Seed Packet
Qty
 
 

Description

Height: 130cm

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

SOWING:

WHEN:

Indoors -         January - March or September - October

Outdoors -      April - May 

WHERE:

Indoors -        in pots

Outdoors -    Where they are to flower

HOW:

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)