The very long, lush, trailing vines of this perennial plant are gorgeous rambling over shrubs or fences, gracing an arbor, or used as a groundcover. Withstands summer heat well, is fairly drought tolerant, and attracts pollinators. Flowers are lovely in bouquets. Usually scentless. A perennial in USDA zones 3-8. Vines grow up to 6′-9′ long and produce 1″ flowers that bloom from spring to fall. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Perennial Blend 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 summer to fall for winter bloom. Ideal temperature is 55°–65°F.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before transplanting out in the fall. 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.