Perennial Blend Sweet Pea Seeds


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Perennial, or everlasting, sweet peas were grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. The very long, lush, trailing vines are gorgeous rambling over shrubs or fences, gracing an arbor, or used as a groundcover. Withstands summer heat well, is fairly drought tolerant, and attracts pollinators. Flowers are lovely in bouquets. Usually scentless.
$2.69 1 gram

Botanical Name: Lathyrus latifolius

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Africa and Europe

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3-8

Plant Dimensions: 6'–9' vines

Variety Information: 1" flowers in white, pink, mauve, and violet

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to fall

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

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 summer to fall for winter bloom. Ideal temperature is 55°–65°F.

When to Start Inside: Mild Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting out in the fall. 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 12"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

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