Sweet Pea Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Sweet Pea 'Janet Scott'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.50    
Janet Scott sweet pea is an heirloom variety with light pink flowers that are gloriously fragrant. You can smell a patch of them from several feet away.

Sweet Pea 'Janet Scott' has a delicate color that goes well with many other plants in the garden. It makes a nice companion plant for old-fashioned roses.

Lathyrus odoratus 'Janet Scott' was introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1903. It's one of the most famous of the heirloom sweet peas still in circulation.

height 4'


Sweet Pea Janet Scott
Sweet Pea Seeds

Sweet pea is an annual vine with sweetly fragrant flowers in a wide range of colors. It can be trained to climb on fences and trellises.

Sowing Sweet Pea Seeds

Nick sweet pea seeds and soak overnight. Sow outdoors in early spring, 1" deep and 3" apart. In the south, sow in late fall. Full sun to part shade.

Sweet Pea Matucana
Sweet Pea 'Matucana'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.50      
Matucana sweet pea is the most vigorous and fragrant variety I've ever grown. The plants produce many bicolor flowers of violet-blue and maroon-red for a long time in early summer.

Sweet Pea 'Matucana' makes an absolutely stunning companion plant for roses of almost any color.

The powerful fragrance of Sweet Pea 'Matucana' can be detected from several feet away. It reseeds consistently in my zone 5 garden. Most other sweet peas have not been so successful.

Lathyrus odoratus 'Matucana' is a centuries-old sweet pea from Sicily. It was given the RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2014.

height 4'


Sweet Pea 'Old Spice Mix'
Sweet Pea 'Old Spice Mix'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.00      
Sweet Pea 'Old Spice Mix' is a mixture of heirloom sweet peas in a wide range of colors and bicolors. These are the highly fragrant, old-fashioned sweet peas that were popular in the early 1900's - now back in style!

Old Spice sweet peas are perfect for growing on fences and trellises. They are also nice in containers and hanging baskets. They are relatively heat-tolerant and easy to grow. Great for cutting.

Lathyrus odoratus is a host plant for Eastern Tailed-Blue butterflies.

height 4'


Sweet Pea 'Royal Family'
Sweet Pea 'Royal Family Mix'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.00      
Sweet Pea 'Royal Family' is a popular mixture of red, pink, salmon, white, purple, blue and lavender flowers. The large blooms have a light fragrance.

Royal Family sweet peas are more heat tolerant than most varieties. They are also good for cutting. You can prolong the bloom season by deadheading the old flowers before they form seed pods.

height 4'


Sweet Pea 'Royal Navy Blue'
Sweet Pea 'Royal Navy Blue'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.50      
Royal Navy Blue sweet pea is an elegant variety with dark, purplish-blue flowers that bloom over a long period, especially in cool weather. The large blooms have a light fragrance.

Sweet Pea 'Royal Navy Blue' goes well with many other colors in the garden or the vase. Great for cutting. I like to grow it around lilies and roses. It climbs up these tall plants and provides a beautiful color contrast.

Royal Navy Blue is a selection from Sweet Pea 'Royal Family'.

height 4'


Sweet Pea Royal Red
Sweet Pea 'Royal Red'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.50      
Many years ago, I grew Sweet Pea 'Royal Family Mix'. This is the only color in the mix that reseeded. It has been growing in my garden ever since.

Sweet Pea 'Royal Red' is a nice shade of red - not too orange and not too purple. I would call it cherry red.

I am very fond of this reliable, red sweet pea. It has a light fragrance, and it looks terrific with roses and many different perennials and annuals.

height 4'


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Sweet Pea 'Bijou Mixed'
Sweet Pea 'Bijou Mixed'
(Lathyrus odoratus)

25 seeds   $2.00      
Sweet Pea 'Bijou Mixed' is a semi-dwarf selection with compact, bushy plants that only grow to 16" tall. The sweetly fragrant flowers bloom in red, pink, white, salmon, purple and lavender.

Sweet Pea 'Bijou Mix' is a good choice for containers, hanging baskets, and small garden spaces. You can prolong the bloom season by deadheading the old flowers before they go to seed.

height 16"

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