Flowers Sweet Peas Elegance Formula Mix

Elegance Formula Mix

Sweet Pea Seed

Product ID: 1920

Early and prolific.

First and most abundant to bloom in our trials. Developed for flowering under short days, low light conditions, and in cool greenhouses. Also produces abundant flowers in the long days of early summer. Suitable for spring or midwinter production. Long stems bear 3-5 blooms in seven shades of red, four shades of pink, two shades of purple, as well as blue and white. Formerly called Winter Elegance. Can be spelled either as sweet pea or sweetpea.

• Attracts hummingbirds.

Ht. 60-72". Avg. 350 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.

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Packet

$4.10
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1 Ounce

$8.85
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1/4 Pound

$28.50
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1 Pound

$98.00
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 55-65°F (13-18°C). Presoak seed for 24 hours in room temperature water prior to planting to aid germination.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Sow 6 weeks before the last frost, 2-3 seeds 6" apart, 1/4- 1/2" deep. Darkness is required for germination. Thin to 6" apart when true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before planting out. Sow 2 seeds directly into each cell or 3-4" pot, 1/4- 1/2" deep. Keep soil surface moist until emergence. Thin to one plant when the true leaves appear. Transplant outside as soon as the soil can be worked. Seedlings won't be damaged by a late frost.

GROWING ON: Mulch to keep the roots cool. Pinch when 6-8" tall to encourage denser branching and more flowers. Cutting flowers increases bloom.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, deep, loamy, moist, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies. Support is needed.

PLANT SPACING: 6".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Harvest when half the flowers on a stem are open.

STEM LENGTH: 6-16".

VASE LIFE: 4-6 days
Sweet Peas do not store well, but if necessary store at a temperature of 36-39°F (2-4°C), providing at least 12 hours of light per day.

USES: Cut flower, back of borders, fences, trellises, arbors, and cottage gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Lathyrus odoratus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Easy Choice Easy Choice
Variety is easy-to-grow.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Greenhouse Performer Greenhouse Performer
Variety that we have found, based on our trials, to be the best performers in a climate-controlled greenhouse environment.
Good for Trellising Good for Trellising
Variety requires a trellis in order to grow properly.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Easy Choice Greenhouse Performer Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Good for Trellising