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I'm disappointed with mine this year, I think I may have planted too many? Unsure, i seem to have loads of white flowers, only planted 1 whitish variety( albutt blue ) and 2 mixes, also painted lady and blue velvet oh and Gwendoline, thanks David for recommending that one, it's in a very tall pot and is lovely

Ah David, maybe I have ridiculous expectations, my garden is tiny and I only have a tiny bed for them, last year was the first yesr I grew them and was pleasantly surprised they did so well, maybe as we're up nitro they're taking a bit of getting going... I' m still a very new gardener so hope disolay improves each year, I will try to do autumn as well as spring showings for next year

Lyn

I have most of my sweet peas with 4 flowers on, can you get 5 with a bit more tlc

 

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Annie2810

Lovely pics. I didn't bother with SPs this year, but now wish I had!

Lyn

David is Late Spencer the strain of seeds

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help,a few of my sp's are drooping as if dying! why have all the stronger coloured ones vanished, still getting only white and pale blooms...

Hi David - I mean the very top of the plant, where the tendrils first form between a pair of leaves. Might not be much clearer .   Basically I was just wondering if people ever have a problem with them getting too tall and what they do about it.

Just read that back - I meant to stop the SPs getting too tall, not people themselves.

thanks david, i have fed once a weekish, lower leaves are beige and snail eaten.. this won't help i know, re tomato feed strength, i pout a capful in a 6 litre watering can, the label fell off the bottle so i don't know what strenghth it recommended!