Sweet Pea White Elegance
Annual. White Elegance blooms so early, Southern gardeners may have flowers in winter! Northern gardeners can also enjoy the extended bloom period with a cascade of snow-white blooms that start earlier than other varieties and continue into summer warmth.
Full sun. Blooms spring/summer
Height: 5' - 6' vines
Days to Emerge: 10 - 21 days
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"
Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 6"
to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold winter climates: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as the soil can be worked. Mild winter climates: Mid-fall for late winter, early spring bloom.
When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.
Special germination instructions: To hasten germination, soak seed in water for 12 - 24 hours, or nick with sandpaper before sowing.
Artist: Roberta Lutgens