Sweet Pea Seeds – Six Top UK Online Suppliers


Sweet Pea Seeds – 2009 Supplier Listing and Current Offers


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Sweet peas are one of the most popular flowers to grow from seed,  either for the garden or for the showbench.   These are some of the top suppliers.

Owls Acre Sweet Peas

Specialist suppliers. They believe they are the only company offering such a comprehensive list of top quality varieties, including “Spencer”, “Antique” and “Cherub”.  They believe they offer the finest varieties of seeds in each colour including the sweet pea “Lilac Ripple” which was featured on Gardeners World.  Catalogue online.  Mail order only.

Kerton Sweet Peas

Specialist growers based near Bridgewater in Somerset.   They have a huge selection of sweet peas available includes three novelties for 2006 which are “Patricia Ann”  (white heavily fused with violet),  “Ruth Ellen” (cream pink) and Silvia Simonetti (pink on white).  All are graded for their scent.   Catalogue on line.  Mail order only.

Matthewmans Sweet Peas

Based in Pontefract, they have been showing these flowers at the Chelsea flower show for nine years and won gold medals.   Their 2005/06 catalogue introduces some new varieties as well as including the popular varieties of from earlier years.   Sweet pea catalogue online.  Order your seeds by post.

Eagle Sweet Peas

(formerly Eagle Nursery) Specialists based in Staffordshire.  They offer many individual varieties but also some collections.  These include the chelsea collection, the nursery collection (highly perfumed),  and the little collection for those with less space. Sweet pea catalogue online. Order your seeds by mail order.

Roger Parsons Sweet Peas

Specialists based in Chichester.  They stock more than 800 varieties .  Classifications include the Spencer popular list,  old fashioned varieties ,  and novelties for 2006.   There is also guidance on cultivation , and some articles.   Sweet pea catalogue online. Order your seeds by mail order.

Unwins Seeds

Unwins Seeds based in Huntingdon have a range of about 50 different varieties.  Popular varieties include “Alan Titchmarsh” (pink),  Charlie (almost black) and a special flower arrangers blend.  You make your selections by flower colour.  Order online or by post.

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