Get ready to watch this low-maintenance, long-lasting beauty climb her way up your fences, sheds, and trellises.
A romantic perennial that will brighten up your days for years to come. In light and dark pink shades.
She flowers from June to September and, although she isn't scented (unlike traditional sweet peas), she looks great in a vase.
Cut back to ground level in early spring.
Winner of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society ) Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
Height: 250cm (98")
Where: Full sun, partial shade
When: January to March inside, April to May outside. For better germination, soak the seeds overnight before you sow them.
Spacing: 20cm (8")
Harvesting/Flowering: June to September
Tip: Regularly picking the flowers (for your vases) will encourage lots of new flowers to grow.
A paradise for insects
Photos: Janina Laszlo