Position full sun soil fertile, humus rich, well drained soil rate of growth average to fast growing flowering period june to september hardiness hardy annual the delicate picotee colouring of this sweet pea, coupled with the flowers unusually powerful scent, make this a beautiful addition to the flower garden. Where space is at a premium, try filling large pots with them, and top it with a woven obelisk that they can scramble over. Throughout summer you will have a stunning feature for your terrace. In our not very scientific sweet pea trial on the nursery, we found that this variety had the most fantastic scent of all. The flowers were held on very long stems approximately 6 9 long, but it only has a few flowers left in august. All the sweet peas in our trial produced significantly better plants when the seeds were sown in autumn rather than spring. Garden care from october to late february, sow seeds into deep pots or root trainers filled with a good quality seed compost and place them in a cold frame. Pinch out the tips as the plants grow to encourage them to become bushier and produce more flowers, and harden off before planting out in early april. Direct sowings can also be made in october or march april. It is important to remove the faded flowers before they set seed, so picking them to fill a vase inside will only encourage more to form. Sow october april flowering june september approximate quantity 20 seeds.