The deep, rich color of ‘Beaujolais’ is sensational paired with pastel sweet peas. Spencer-type sweet peas have large flowers and sturdy, long stems which makes them ideal for bouquets and table-top arrangements. They also bloom over a longer period, sometimes into fall, where summers are mild. Deep burgundy 1″-2″ flowers bloom in spring and summer. Attracts pollinators and is deer resistant. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Beaujolais Sweet Pea Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: in cold climates, sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, or as soon as the soil can be worked. In mild climates, sow in late fall to early winter for spring bloom. Ideal soil temperature is 55°–65°F.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots and grow in cool conditions (55°–65°F).
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.