Lathyrus odoratus ‘Spencer Stripes’ – Discovered in the garden of the Earl of Spencer, These late flowering varieties were among the first large multiflora (the number of flowers per stem) varieties. A mixture of striped and flaked spencer colours, growing to 1.8 metres.
Sow Lathyrus odoratus ‘Spencer Stripes’ seed direct into the garden in autumn, winter or early spring, when ever you plant edible peas in your area. Or you can plant them in deep pots indoors in autumn/winter for an earlier start towards those heavenly scented bunches of flowers. Easy to germinate. Soak seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing. Plant 2.5cm deep. Germinates in approx. 14 days at 18 to 20 degrees C.