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 this is a great little gift set that includes everything you will need to grow your own crop of sweet peas. These much loved annual climbers produce their often highly scented flowers in summer, and if these are picked regularly for the vase, it will encourage even more to form. Indoor growing instructions prior to sowing, soak the seeds in water for 24 hours indoors as this aids germination. Fill 80% of the planter with compost and moisten. Scatter seeds evenly on the surface and cover with a very thin layer of compost and moisten. Move to a warm well lit area a windowsill is ideal but full sunshine will dry out the compost rapidly. The compost must be kept moist at all times. Seeds will germinate aftre approximately 3 4 weeks. Plants will flower after approximately 12 weeks from sowing. Turn occasionally as the flowers will grow towards the light. Remove dead flowers regularly. After purchase store in a cool dry place. Contents miniature sweetheart mix sweet pea seeds and compost.