Sweet Pea - Pink Cupid
Sweet Pea Pink Cupid is a compact, semi-trailing sweet pea with attractive pink and white coloured blooms of scented flowers. This dwarf variety is perfect to grow on a patio either in a hanging basket or container and will flower all summer long.
Pink Cupid has been awarded the RHS AGM.
|When to sow||January to March, September and October under glass or indoors, April and May sow direct outdoors.|
|Where to Sow||Sow indoors or under glass, 2.5cm (1in) deep in compost filled root trainers (or toilet roll inners).|
|Sow direct where they are to flower, preferably in a sunny position , either in a pot or border 2.5cm (1in) deep and 10cm (4in) apart.|
|What to do Next||Harden off seedlings sown indoors or under glass during late March to be planted out in flowering site from April onwards.|
|Thin direct sown seedlings to 10cm (4in) apart.|
|Protect outdoor seedlings from slugs and snails|
|Pick flowers regularly to encourage new growth.|
|Handy Tips||Soak sweet pea seeds in hot water for 24 hours prior to sowing which will soften the seed coating and speed up germination.|
|Deadhead on a regular basis to ensure that flowering continues all summer.|
|Flowering period||May to September.|
|Uses||Ideal for cut flowers with an intense fragrance|