Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Sweetpea ‘Early Mauve Spencer’ (Lathyrus odoratus)

Sweetpea ‘Early Mauve Spencer’ (Lathyrus odoratus)

Large frilly blue-mauve flowers are carried on strong stems. Good fragrance.


Notes on growing sweet peas in Australia


Fragrance = 4


When to sow: The end of February until August
Where to sow: Direct sow in the garden or in small pots
Depth to sow: 8 to 12mm
Aspect:  Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil:  Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil.
Spacing:            Between plants: 15-20cm

Directions:  If seed is planted at monthly intervals flowers can be had from late winter until Christmas. A single planting will last two or three months as long as spent flowers are removed. Traditionally sweet peas are planted on St. Patrick’s Day, the 17th of March but any time from the end of February until August is fine. 200cm.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.