Mr. Fothergill's Sweet Pea 'Explorer Mixed'

Mr. Fothergill's Sweet Pea 'Explorer Mixed'


Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus

This dwarf variety has no tendrils and requires no staking, ideal for garden clumps, pots, window boxes and showy borders. It is also suitable for cutting. In brighter shades of blue, red, pink and white, flowers are sweetly scented and slightly larger than some other popular varieties. Flowers in spring and early summer and likes morning sun.

Plant Height: 20cm

How To Grow

Sow seeds directly into the garden1.5cm (0.5in) deep. Thin to 25cm (10in) apart. Prepare soil well and if dark damp when sowing avoid further watering until seedlings emerge which should be in around12-16 days. Cut the flowers regularly to keep them flowering strongly.

When To Plant

Summer to late Autumn


About 14 weeks after sowing


Summer, Autumn

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