HEIRLOOM PASTEL MIX: A superb collection of old-fashioned sweet peas in soft, pastel shades of apricot, pink, sky blue, lavender, and creamy white. They are extremely fragrant, and excellent for cutting. Vigorous vines grow to 6 feet or more tall.
Sweet Peas ~ have an intense orange-jasmine-honey scent. "The 'odor' of the sweet pea is so offensive to flies that it will drive them out of a sick-room, though not in the slightest degree disagreeable to the patient." –A tip from The 1899 Old Farmer's Almanac
Growing Sweet Peas/ATTRACTS: Mourning Doves. Great for covering fences. Fast climbing. Can be purchased at rural stores, but must be UNTREATED, 10 pounds Will cover up to 1000 square feet. Great planted with Prairie Grasses. Plant by hedges. Can plant store soup peas. Can be planted in containers. Plant in a plot with Corn. Plant with Pumpkins, when Peas are done, Pumpkins Will grow.