Sweet Pea ‘Spencer Ice Cream’

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Spencer Ice Cream
Lathyrus odoratus

Heirloom variety from the Spencer Series. Highly fragrant, lightly ruffled, cream coloured blooms.

These are known as 'late or summer flowering' a they need a least 12 hours of daylight.

For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Feed fortnightly with a high-potash fertiliser when in bloom, and deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Type : Hardy Annual
Position : Sun
Height : 200cm
Quantity per packet : 15

Sowing method : Direct sow in spring or autumn where they are to grow or start indoors 4-5 weeks before planting out. Requires darkness to germinate so cover seeds well. 

When to plant : October - November or autumn sow in March
Spacing : 15cm
Depth : 3cm
Germination : 14-22 days
Days to maturity : 75

Flowers : December - February 
When to pick : When partially open.
Vase life : 4-5 days