Roger Parsons Sweet Peas incorporating Cooltonagh Irish Sweet Peas
Roger Parsons Sweet PeasincorporatingCooltonagh Irish Sweet Peas

Gawler and Other Early Varieties...

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

Brightness

Crimson. Early. Spencer Praecox type. No picture available.

Origin unknown. Described in Australian Garden Lover magazine in 1935 but thought to be American or British origin. Scent = 4

Gawler Warrior

Red flake on white ground.
Very early. Gawler type.

Origin unknown but described in Australian Garden Lover magazine 1947. Scent = 5

Vulcan Vulcan

Vulcan

Scarlet. Early.

Semi-grandiflora type.

Introduced by Morse in 1925 but now with clamped keels.

Scent = 4

 

Salmon Beauty Salmon Beauty

Salmon Beauty

Salmon pink on cream ground.

Very early. Semi-grandiflora type.

Introduced by Roger Parsons in 2010 but of much older origin.

Scent = 4

 

Gawler Louise Gawler Louise

Gawler Louise

Cerise / salmon bicolour.

Good scent. Gawler type.

Origin unknown.

Scent = 5

 

New Dawn New Dawn

New Dawn

Pink flake on white ground.

Gawler type. Origin unknown.

Very early and with good fragrance.

Scent = 5

 

Piralilla Joy Piralilla Joy

Piralilla Joy

Lilac pink on white ground. Good scent.

Gawler type. Origin unknown.

Scent = 5

Gawler Margaret Gawler Margaret

Gawler Margaret

Purple flake on white ground.

Gawler type. Origin unknown.

Very early and with good fragrance.

Scent = 5

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Blue Wonder Blue Wonder

Blue Wonder

Mid blue. Long stems. Hooded standard.

Introduced by Zvolanek before 1930.

Scent = 4

 

Princess Blue Princess Blue

Princess Blue

Pale blue. Very early. Long stems.

Grandiflora type. A reverted form of the Spencer variety introduced by Macdonald in 1937.

Scent = 4

 

Cascade

White. Pale seeds. Very early. Spencer Praecox type. No picture available.

Origin unknown. Listed by Buckman, Denholm and Holden in 1940.

Scent = 4

White Gawler White Gawler

White Gawler

White. Very early.
Gawler type.

A selection from Gawler Mixture, possibly 'White Gem'. 
Introduced by Roger Parsons in 2010.

Good scent. Scent = 5

 

White Giant White Giant

White Giant

White. Pale seeds.

Very early. Semi-grandiflora type.

Origin unknown. Listed by Burpee in 1941 but now with clamped keels.

Scent = 5

Our Prices...

All seeds on this site are £1.50 per packet (minimum 10 seeds) or £6.50 per large packet (min. 50 seeds) unless otherwise stated.

Varieties and species not currently shown on the site are £2.50 per packet, £8.50 per large packet.

Please add postage:

£1.30 per seed order to the UK and Islands;

£2.50 to Europe outside the UK

£8.50 to the USA

£3.20 to the rest of the world

Our Collections...

Scented Collection - £13.50

10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Old-fashioned & Grandiflora" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

 

Sussex Collection - £13.50

10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

 

Exhibitor's Collection £29.00

5 large packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

Our guide book...

Sweet Peas:An Essential Guide.

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