Seeds - Sweet Pea, Painted Lady OG
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Description: Lovely bi-colored blooms in pink, purple and burgundy with incredible fragrance. Two-toned flowers with bright pink banners and light pink wings or burgundy banners with purple wings. Densely clustered flowers for excellent ornamental quality. This variety dates to 1737 and was planted by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in the early 1800s. 300 seeds/oz.
Pack Size: 25 seeds
Latin Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Main Uses: Ornamental, fragrant
Zone Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 5 ft.
Flower Color: Pink and white
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Germination: 14 - 21 days at 15° C.
Sowing: Indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost date. Sow 2 - 3 seeds per cell or plug. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. Germinates best in the dark. Outdoors in early spring as soon as the garden can be dug.
Planting depth: 1/2” deep. Cover with soil.
Special Requirements for Cold Climate Gardeners: Thrives during the cooler late spring season. Plants may become scruffy in the heat of summer.
Suitability for Indoors: Not well suited for indoors.