Mr. Fothergill's Sweet Pea 'Perfume Mix'

Mr. Fothergill's Sweet Pea 'Perfume Mix'


Botanical name - Lathyrus odoratus

Smaller flowers with sweeter scent. Very attractive and very hardy. Flowers over a long period. Needs a fence or trellis and lots of sun.

Plant Height: 180cm

How To Grow

Sow late Summer through to late Autumn – Spring too in cold districts, 12mm (1/2”) deep in flowering position. Thin out to 20cm (8”) apart. Prepare soil well with organic matter and compost about 1 month before sowing. Ensure soil is damp when sowing as this will usually negate any need for additional watering until seedlings appear. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days. Flowers in 12-14 weeks.

When To Plant

Late Summer to Autumn


12-14 weeks


Summer, Autumn

Soil Type

well drained

Important Note

Sweet peas do not like 'wet feet' so it is for the reason we do not recommend pre-soaking your seeds prior to planting.

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