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Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lathyrus 'Annual Species Mixed'

 

Sweet Pea 'Annual Species Mixed'

This is a selection of seeds of annual sweet peas in a variety of different colours including some striped varieties. Can be sown straight into the growing site or started in large pots. Always follow the planting instructions on the seed packet. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It needs supporting, growing up to 2 meters in height. They produce tendrils, and can be grown among shrubs, trellis or netting, where they can support themselves.

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plant Features
  • Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Sweet Pea 'Annual Species Mixed'

Latin name

Lathyrus 'Annual Species Mixed'

type

Climber

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Sweet Pea Annual Species Mixed is 0.50meters x 2.00meters 0.50 M 2.00 M

Lathyrus 'Annual Species Mixed'

This is a selection of seeds of annual sweet peas in a variety of different colours including some striped varieties. Can be sown straight into the growing site or started in large pots. Always follow the planting instructions on the seed packet. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It needs supporting, growing up to 2 meters in height. They produce tendrils, and can be grown among shrubs, trellis or netting, where they can support themselves.


Propogation by seed

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Easily grown from seed, either directly into the soil in early Spring, or sown in the greenhouse and transplanted as young plants. The seeds benefit from pre-soaking or chipping with a sharp blade.

 

Flowering Season

From Mid Summer TO Late Summer

Flowers appear in mid-summer and continuing for many weeks if regularly deadheaded.

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out in mid-spring if planting plugs. Add support from the beginning to encourage the plants to grow upright. Pinch out growing tip to encourage side-shoots.

 

Propagating by seed

From Late Autumn TO Late Autumn

Seeds can be sown in pots in a cold greenhouse in late Autumn for earlier flowers.

 
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