Sweet pea 'Ballerina blue'
Belonging to the Sweet pea genus (Lathyrus odoratus 'Ballerina blue'), Ballerina blue is a variety of Sweet pea.
Large, highly scented flowers, with 4 high quality blooms on each 30-35 long stem.It grows mainly as an Annual, which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Ballerina blue normally grows with a climbing habit to a mature height of 1.80 metres (that's 5.85 feet imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Ballerina blue Sweet pea is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Sweet pea 'Ballerina blue'
Pinch out growing point once the second pair of leaves has opened.
Deadhead regularly to encourage blooms.Keep in mind when planting that Ballerina blue is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
Growing Ballerina blue from seed
Soak seeds overnight in warm water before sowing.Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.
Transplanting Ballerina blue
Harvesting Ballerina blue
Sweet pea 'Ballerina blue' information
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Winner of a RHS Award of Garden Merit for exhibition.
Winner of the Harris Trophy – best Sweet Pea on trial (2003)
Popular varieties of Sweet pea
- Sweet Pea Mixture
- Royal Family
- Spencer Special Mix
- Old Spice Mix
- Mammoth Mix
- Painted Lady
- Ballerina blue
- Bijou Mixed Colors
- High Scent
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