Fragrant, purple smaller than modern flowers, heirloom. Introduced to UK around 1700 by Sicillian monk named Franciscus Cupani.
Planted along bottom of trellis
This planting has been archived (Died).
Latest Milestone Dying
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.48 inches (6.35 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Sweet pea 'Cupani' normally grows to a mature height of 1.80 metres (that's 5.85 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light - a partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives.
Your garden has combination soil: planting in loam soil will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water moderately.
More information about Sicillian Sweetpea is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Sicillian Sweetpea Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
I removed them to the compost heap. Definately a repeat next year [[Archived]]Sweetpeas lose their grip
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these are really flourishing nowLate summer
Flowering day 86
took a while to get going, now climbing up the trellisSummer flowers
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