Sweet Pea Little Sweetheart Seeds

Sweet Pea Little Sweetheart Seeds

Lathyrus odoratus

Item #1208

Annual. Little Sweetheart is not your usual vining, climbing sweet pea, but a dwarf, bush type with profuse, lightly scented, small flowers in red, pink, white, rose, purple, lilac, and blue. Try something different for hanging baskets, patio containers, window boxes or the front of a border. Attracts pollinators. Heat resistant. Deer resistant.




Seedling Image

Annual

Full sun

Blooms spring/summer

14"-18"

Days to Emerge:
10-21 days

Seed Depth:
1”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 6”

Thinning:
When 3” tall,
thin to 1
every 6”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as the soil can be worked. Mild Climates: Late fall to early winter for early spring bloom. Ideal soil temperature is 55°‒65°F

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Roots sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pot.

Special germination instructions: To hasten germination, soak seed in water for 12 to 24 hours, or nick with a nail clipper or sandpaper before sowing. Darkness is required for germination; sow at recommended depth.

Artist: Roberta Lutgens



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