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Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Lathyrus odoratus 'Singing the Blues'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

3 months to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues' Overview

Lathyrus odoratus 'Singing the Blues' as a vigorous climber that produces fragrant flowers from late spring through until late summer provided they are regularly cropped.

Common problems with Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues' Companion Plants

Plant with spring annuals and small shrubs.

How to harvest Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Pick flowers regularly in spring and summer. This will encourage the plant to produce more blooms.

How to propagate Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Seed

Turn soil over to a depth of 30cm. Add plenty of compost.In the well prepared soil make holes 6cm deep in warmer weather or 2cm when cooler. Drop seeds in and press down firmly on soil. Keep moist.

Special features of Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Attracts useful insects

Bees are attracted to the flowers.

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Sweet Pea 'Singing The Blues'

Ornamental

This is a must for any spring garden, beautiful flowers with strong fragrance and long lasting in the vase.

Cut flowers

Varieties have been bred as cut flowers, with longer stem lengths.