From experience can someone recommend a truly fragrant Sweet Pea?

lindarenee(a5 Ohio)February 19, 2011

I thought I would try Sweet Peas again this spring. I have tried different varieties through the years. All were supposed to be old fashioned types and advertised as fragrant. Several varieties came from Select Seeds. I didn't find any of them to be exceptionally fragrant. Does anyone here have a very fragrant favorite? Thanks! Linda Renee

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Try the varieties offered at

If any are fragrant it would be theirs.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2011 at 6:20PM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

I planted a colorful heirloom blend called 'Starry Night' a few years ago. The fragrance was outstanding.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 8:41PM
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littlesmokie(Portland z8)

Have you tried "April in Paris"? It is supposed to be one of the most fragrant.

I've only grown maybe half dozen named varieties-all selected for strong fragrance-and to my nose I didn't necessarily notice this one being "most" fragrant, but it is definitely up there.

Here is a link that might be useful: April in Paris

    Bookmark   May 18, 2011 at 12:22AM
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Joeray(Z9 LA)

Try "Old Spice" sweet pea, easy to grow and very fragrant. It's available from Southern Exposure Seed if you cannot find it locally.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2011 at 11:56PM
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