Lathyrus Odoratus Royal Wedding

If you have ever smelled Lathyrus (sweet peas) you will want this flower everywhere in your garden! The more flowers you pick, the more these plants produce. A vase filled with sweet peas not only looks nice; it also spreads a delightful fragrance. The annual summer flower is also called sweet pea for its sweet scent. Lathyrus Odoratus Royal Wedding has long, sturdy stems, large flowers and a marvelous fragrance. It is a self-adhesive climber that prefers to be planted against mesh fences or trellises. Grow some of the pink variety as well to create some beautiful mixed bouquets. Sweet peas are truly addictive, so put them everywhere in the house and on your garden table. If you have too many, they are also wonderful to give away! 1 packet ≈ 1,5 gram ≈ 18 seeds

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Annual flower seeds

All our flower seeds produce flowers that are suitable for use as cut flowers. They are also used by professional nurseries and floriculture companies. For flower seeds to be considered high-quality, they need to have outstanding germination capacity and energy and therefore yield a high percentage of flowering plants. All seeds are annuals, which means that they have a lot of growing power: they go through all the stages – from a seed to a flowering plant that, in turn, produces new seeds – in the space of just one season. Most flowers bloom for about three to five months. A rule of thumb in this is that the more flowers you pick, the faster they will grow back! All our seeds are untreated and uncoated, and are also suitable as starting material for growing organic flowers.


Planting instructions:

  • Plant in moist soil to which the seeds stick for best germination.
  • Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil of approx. 2 cm.
  • Grow in fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Give them a sunny spot and sufficient protection from strong winds. Support if necessary.
  • Water regularly.

As darkness is required for germination, make sure to cover them with 1 to 2 cm of soil. Pinching out the lead shoots will make the plants bushier, while removing the side shoots will make them grow longer stems with larger flowers. Pick the flowers when there are still at least two unopened flowers left at the top. Put them in water with cut flower food and they will last five to six days. Lathyrus flowers should not be placed in more than 3 to 4 cm of the water.

More Information
Type of product Flower seeds
Color White
Planting period April-May
Flowering period June-October
Also known as: Siererwt, Reukerwt, Sweet peas, Duftwicke
Suitable as cut flower Yes
Attracts bees and butterflies Yes
Planting depth 2 cm / 0,8"
Plant size 220 cm / 90"
Scented yes
Contains 1 packet ≈ 1,5 gram ≈ 18 seeds
Germination time 2-3 weeks
Growing time to bloom 10-12 weeks