An elegant, colorful mix of mildly-scented, long stemmed, superior cut-flower cultivars. Ideal for mild climates, Elegance Blend flowers during the winter when daylight is shortest, and spring where climates are cool. Enjoy their beauty and aroma in the garden and bouquets. Excellent for fall sowing in mild climates or winter greenhouse production.
Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
Plant Dimensions: 5'–6' vines
Variety Information: 1″–2″ flowers; may include shades of pink, red, purple, lavender, scarlet, white, and blue.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Winter/Spring
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or as soon as the soil can be worked. Mild Climates: Late fall to early winter for spring bloom. Ideal temperature is 55°–65°F.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots and grow in cool conditions (55°F or below).
Days to Emerge: 10–21 days
Seed Depth: 1″
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″
Thinning: When 3″ tall thin to 1 every 6″