Seeds - Sweet Pea, Queen Alexandra OG
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Description: 'Queen Alexandra' is the epitome of passion-red and has a seductive aroma to match! Bewitching gardeners since being introduced by famous horticulturist Henry Eckford in 1905. Heirloom.
Pack Size: 20 seeds
Latin Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Main Uses: Ornamental, fragrant
Zone Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 5 ft.
Flower Color: Bold red
Seed Source: 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 and fall. Plants may become scruffy in the heat of summer.
Suitability for Indoors: Not well suited for indoors.