Finnriver Sweet Pea Seeds

$3.95

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Style No. 56476377

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Sweet peas were discovered by a Sicilian gardener in the late 1600s; he followed his nose, and their fragrance beckoned. By the early 20th century, they were one of the most sought-after flowers for English gardeners. Breeding these flowers for color, size, ruffle, and adaptation to different climates became popular. Let the heady perfume of this mix return you to the days when sweet peas weren’t just for show but were also for their fragrance. Remember, sweet peas are not the same as edible garden peas, in fact, they are toxic. Do not consume. Sow seeds outdoors early, as soon as the soil can be worked. Sweet peas only thrive in cool months, don't delay when planting them. Prepare garden bed with plenty of compost or manure. Provide sweet peas with good support, they will grow as high as 6' if given proper support, water and fertility. Harvest flowers often to encourage more blooms. If given a good start, sweet peas will keep blooming into the summer months. Based in Accord, NY, the Hudson Valley Seed Library offers an ever-expanding catalog of heirloom and open-pollinated seeds.

- 7-10 days to germination
- 85 days to maturity
- Annual
- Organic
- USA

50 seeds

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