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I have planted outside ever-lasting sweet peas, which are growing and flowering very well. please can any one inform me what to do at the back end when possibly they will have finished flowering. Do you just leave them, prune them or what?
Any suggestions would be most helpful. Thank you for reading



I cut mine right back - to about 4 - 6" from the base. They're so untidy, for a start, and the stems die off. They come back, regular as clockwork!

16 Sep, 2010


We cut them back too, or we get unwanted seedlings all over the place and they have roots down to Hades.

17 Sep, 2010


Thank you very much for the help, I shall do as you advise

17 Sep, 2010


You're welcome, Duncan, and also to the site! lol.

17 Sep, 2010


I sowed about ten seeds, they all came up, I transplanted them when they were are few inches tall and they have done nothing other than grow a few more inches and droop around.

I don't know what I did wrong. Should I just leave them in the ground and hope something happens next year, or are they a lost cause?

17 Sep, 2010


Leave well alone, Cestina. They'll probably get going next year! Just don't worry when they die off.

17 Sep, 2010

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