Monday, 27 April 2009

Romantic Sweet Pea Mix
Lathyrus odoratus

Remarkable fragrance accompanies this mixture of butterfly-type blooms in shades of pink, rose, scarlet, orange, white, blue, lavender and purple. This prized annual grows to 60-72'' high. Expect your first blooms within 90 days from planting. CAUTION: Seeds and flowers are poisonous. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets.

Sow seed outdoor 6 weeks before las frost, 2'' deep and 3-4'' apart. Keep moist. Germination occurs in 14-21 days at 55-65ºF (13-18ºC). Thin seedlings to 9-12'' spacing. A few inches of mulch helps to keep the roots cool and prolong bloom. Pinch when 6-8'' tall to encurage denser branching and more flowers. Prefers rich, deep, loamy, moist, well-drained soil. Exporuse: Full sun.

1 comment:

joao said...

só tem q prometer que não vai comer nem deixar a francisca chegar perto, ok?