Sweet Pea 'Royal Family Mix' Seeds

Large, frilled blooms, in a wide range of bright colors.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

The Royal Family Mix is a standard old heirloom selection that needs to be grown in cool spring weather. Cascade these from hanging baskets or decorative containers, or provide them with something to climb. The flowers are very large and solid colored with sweet fragrance. The long-lasting cut flowers are very beautiful with many stunning colors, including red, purple, mauve, pink, blue and white.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lathyrus odoratus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, Seed is poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Coral/Apricot, Pink, Purple, Scarlet (Dark Red), Violet/Lavender, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant, Flowers are good for cutting
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25