We haven't yet found a sweet pea with a more delicious scent. Even a single stem fills the air with a sweet, fresh fragrance. Developed for beauty and scent, the soft cream-colored flowers have a delicate lavender edge that is further enhanced by the ruffled petals. The tall vines produce several long stems of large sweet pea flowers that are ideal for cutting.
Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
Plant Dimensions: 6'–8' vines
Variety Information: 1″–2″ flowers are cream with lavender tips
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Attributes: 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 soil 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?65°F).
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″