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Actually native to Italy, the famous garden Sweet Pea is usually considered a garden flower. We carry it due to popular demand – many wildflower gardeners have asked for it, to add brilliant color to their annual wildflower seed plantings. This flower is also frequently planted strictly to cut – it’s wonderful fragrance and beautiful blooms are perfect for bringing inside to enjoy.
Kids love this flower, and often plant it in "their own" gardens. Sweet Pea’s quick and fragrant blooms excite them and make it a great flower for their first garden.
LORFQP (1/4 Pound)
LORFLB (1 Pound)
|Common Name||Sweet Pea|
|Botanical Name||Lathyrus odoratus|
|Seed Life Cycle||Annuals|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||Vine: 6-10 feet|
|Days to Germination||10-21 days|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Zones||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Advantages||Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Extended Blooms|
|Is It Storable?||Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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Comments about American Meadows Sweet Pea Seeds Royal Family Mix:
I tried both this one and the vine variety. Both performed poorly in terms of germination and flowering. Will not buy these again.
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