Favourites for fra­grance

Amateur Gardening - - Pick Of The Very Best -

‘Bris­tol’

A Spencer sweet pea whose buds open with a creamy rim, but de­velop into fra­grant wavy-edged blooms of soft blue, pal­ing to­wards the edges.

‘matu­cana’

For the strong­est, most per­vad­ing fra­grance with jewel-like ma­genta and pur­ple blooms, this Gran­di­flora type reaches 6ft (1.8m) tall.

‘Gwen­do­line’

This Spencer type has wavy-edged, rose-pink stan­dard and keel pe­tals, fad­ing to white at the base. Vig­or­ous, fra­grant and lovely in bou­quets.

‘Villa roma Scar­let’

Cre­ate im­pact in pots or the fronts of bor­ders with this short, heat-tol­er­ant, florif­er­ous and fra­grant red-flow­ered sweet pea, reach­ing 8in (10cm) high.

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