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

Spencer - Orange, Red & Maroon

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

Queen Mother Queen Mother

Queen Mother

Orange salmon. A delightful colour. 

Raised by Bridget Richardson and introduced by Unwins in 1991.

Scent = 3

Lizbeth Lizbeth

Lizbeth

Orange pink.

Excellent for exhibition.

More frilly than 'Valerie Harrod'.

Raised and introduced by Pip Tremewan in 1993.

Scent = 4

Watermelon Watermelon

Watermelon

Orange pink.

For garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Introduced by Renee's Garden in 2005.

Scent = 4

Lady Susan Lady Susan

Lady Susan

Bright orange pink.

Suitable for exhibition. Excellent placement and prolific.

Raised by Harvey Albutt and introduced by Eagle in 1995.

Scent = 3

Prince of Orange Prince of Orange

Prince of Orange

Bright orange flowers bleach in full sunlight. 
Raised and introduced by Morse in 1928

so not as large as modern varieties.

Scent = 3

Solar Flare Solar Flare

Solar Flare

Orange scarlet, which bleaches in full sun.

Long stems with small, ruffled blooms. 

Multiflora type, 5-6 flowers per stem.

Raised by Keith Hammett and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2009.

Scent = 4

Edith Flanagan


Edith Flanagan

New for 2017. Raised by Andrew Beane.

Orange salmon.
Large flowers on long stems.

Gorgeous. Scent = 3-4

Rowallane Rowallane

Rowallane

Cerise salmon.

Good for garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and introduced by Unwins in 2006.

Scent = 3

Rosie

Rosie

Cerise.

Good for general use but not recommended for exhibition.
Introduced by E.W.King in 2011.
Scent = 3

Len Harrod Len Harrod

Len Harrod

Orange pink on white ground.

Prolific flowering of exhibition quality blooms.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2012.

Scent = 3

First Flame First Flame

First Flame

Orange red.

Good for general use.

Raised by Sydney Harrod and introduced by E.W.King in 2006.

Scent = 3

Happy Birthday Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Orange red on white ground. 

A true stock with good colour, long stems and large frilly flowers.

Raised by Keith Brewer and introduced by Matthewman in 2003.

Scent = 3

Florencecourt Florencecourt

Florencecourt

Orange red on white ground. From original stock. 
Long stems, good placement and large frilly flowers.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and introduced by Kerton in 2008.

Scent = 3

Pocahontas Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Geranium red.

Excellent under glass for cut flower.
Good colour outdoors. AGM 1996.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2005.

Scent = 3

Sagittarius Sagittarius

Sagittarius

Cerise. Non-tendril type.

Large flowers on long stems.

Raised by Dick Place and introduced by E.W. King in 1999.

Scent = 3

Firecrest Firecrest

Firecrest

Cerise scarlet.

Prolific flowering. 

Introduced by Boltons in 1987.

Scent = 2

Restormel Restormel

Restormel

Cerise scarlet. 
Good for exhibition, garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Raised and introduced by Pip Tremewan in 1989.

Scent = 2

Hannah Magovern Hannah Magovern

Hannah Magovern

Scarlet.

Excellent for cutting and for garden decoration. 

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2010.

Scent = 3

Mark Harrod Mark Harrod

Mark Harrod

Scarlet.

Good shape and colour.

Suitable for exhibition.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2007.

Scent = 2

Red Arrow Red Arrow

Red Arrow

Scarlet.

Good for all purposes. 

Raised by Bernard Jones and introduced by Unwins in 1983.

Scent = 2

Ernest Ireland Ernest Ireland

Ernest Ireland

Mid red. Excellent colour. 

Good for cutting and garden decoration.
Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2009.
Scent = 3
Crimson Ripple Crimson Ripple

Crimson Ripple

Red stripe on white ground.

Good for garden decoration and cutting for the house but not suitable for exhibition. 

Introduced by Thompson & Morgan in 2002.

Scent = 3

Coraleena Coraleena

Coraleena

Coral red.

A bushy variety, excellent for garden decoration.

It is earlier than most Spencer varieties.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2009.

Scent = 3

Millennium Millennium

Millennium

Ruby red.

The most popular crimson for exhibition. 
Also very good for cutting.

Raised by D.M.Jones and introduced by Unwins in 2000.

Scent = 3

Rosemary Padley Rosemary Padley

Rosemary Padley

Ruby red.
Excellent for garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Raised by Roy Tullett and introduced by Boltons in 1995.

Scent = 3

Alison Valentini Alison Valentini

Alison Valentini - 2016 Novelty

Crimson. Non-tendril type.

Prolific flowering.

Large flowers on long stems.

Raised by Richard Place.

Scent = 3

Bouquet Crimson Bouquet Crimson

Bouquet Crimson

Dark red.

Medium-sized flowers. Good colour but placement could be better.

Bouquet series are spencer blooms which normally produce five or six flowers per stem. Introduced by Denholm in 1998.

Scent = 3

Buccaneer Buccaneer

Buccaneer

Crimson.

Good for garden decoration and for cut flowers. 
Prolific flowering and good scent.

raised by Harvey Albutt and introduced by E.W.King in 1987.

Scent = 3

Mumsie Mumsie

Mumsie

Crimson.

Prolific flowering.

Intriduced by Eagle in 1993.

Scent = 3

Sheila Murray Sheila Murray

Sheila Murray

Crimson.

Large flowers on long stems. Good for exhibition.

Raised by Jack Murray and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2013.
Scent = 3
Renown Renown

Renown

Crimson.

Very good colour.

A true crimson with good weather resistance.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2012.

Scent = 3

Gypsy Queen Gypsy Queen

Gypsy Queen

Crimson.

Good for cutting and for garden decoration.

Raised and introduced by Boltons in 1965.

Scent = 4

Balmoral Balmoral

Balmoral

Deep maroon.

Good for cutting.

Raised and introduced by Norman Brackley in 1994.

Scent = 3

Theia-Bella

Theia-Bella

New for 2017. Raised by Roger Parsons.

Maroon flake on white ground.

Good for the garden and cutting.

Scent = 3

Magnificent Maroon Magnificent Maroon

Magnificent Maroon - 2016 Novelty

Dark maroon.
Good for cut flowers.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh.

Scent = 3

Elegance Maroon Elegance Maroon

Elegance Maroon

Dark maroon.

Up to 8 flowers per stem.

One of the first to flower.

Also sold as 'Winter Elegance Burgundy', it is no longer early-flowering.

Scent = 2

Joker Joker

Joker

Maroon with purple sheen.

Eye-catching.

Raised and introduced by Boltons in 1973.

Scent = 3

Edd Fincham Edd Fincham

Edd Fincham

Purple maroon.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and introduced by Dobies in 1994.

Scent = 4

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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.

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