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

Spencer - Blue, Mauve & Purple shades

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

Bouquet Navy Bouquet Navy

Bouquet Navy

Navy blue.

4 to 6 flowers per stem.

Introduced by Denholm in 1998.

Scent = 3

 

Sweet Pea Just Jenny Just Jenny

Just Jenny

Navy Blue.

Excellent for exhibition and general use. Prolific flowering.

Raised and introduced by Eagle in 2005.
Scent = 3

Sweet Pea Joyce Stanton Joyce Stanton

Joyce Stanton

Dark blue. Has good weather resistance for the colour.

Suitable for showing but most popular for the garden and cutting for the house.

Introduced by David Manston in 2009.

Scent = 3

Andrea Robertson Andrea Robertson

Andrea Robertson

Dark blue.

Prolific flowering.

Raised and introduced by Norman Brackley in 2000.

Scent = 3

Mr. P

Mr. P

New for 2017.

Dark blue flake on white ground.
Darker than the popular 'Susan Thomas'

Named for John Picken of Derbyshire.
Scent = 3

Frances Kate

Frances Kate

Deep blue stripe on white ground.
Very striking. Excellent for general use.

Raised by Roger Parsons and introduced in 2011.

Scent = 3

Our Harry Our Harry

Our Harry

Very good mid blue with large flowers on long stems.

Excellent for all purposes.

Raised by F.G.Davis and introduced by Les Marchant in 1987.

Scent = 3

Just Julia Just Julia

Just Julia

Mid blue. Long stems and weighty blooms. 

AGM 2012. Our most popular mid blue.
First Class Certificate, Wisley Trials 2012. 
Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2011.
Scent = 4
Blue Danube Blue Danube

Blue Danube

Good mid blue for cutting and general use. 

A popular older variety which still retains its quality.
Raised by Tom Morris and introduced by Unwins in 1981.
Scent = 3
Dalesman Dalesman

Dalesman

Mid blue. 

Large flowers on long stems.
Raised by Andrew Beane and introduced by Myers in 2013.
Scent = 3
Noel Sutton Noel Sutton

Noel Sutton

Mid blue.

Good for all purposes. Has stood the test of time.

Introduced by Suttons in 1968.

AGM 1994

Scent = 3

Karen Harrod Karen Harrod

Karen Harrod

Mid blue.

Large flowers on long stems.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and suitable for exhibition.

Introduced by Kerton in 2011.

Scent = 3

Scorpio Scorpio

Scorpio

Mid blue. 

Non-tendril type. 
Raised by Dick Place and introduced by E.W.King in 1999.
Scent = 3
Susan Thomas Susan Thomas

Susan Thomas

Stunning blue flake on white ground.

Superb for garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Not recommended for exhibition or cut flower sales.

Introduced by Roger Parsons in 2013.

Scent = 3

Flying Visit Flying Visit

Flying Visit

White flushed with deep violet.

Brilliant for garden decoration.

Faultless placement.

Raised by Keith Hammett  and first introduyced by Bill Maishman in 1981.

Scent = 4

Naomi Nazareth Naomi Nazareth

Naomi Nazareth

Pale blue.

Superb for the show bench and cutting.

Excellent stem length.

Also good for garden decoration and cutting for the house. 

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2009.

Scent = 4

Bristol Bristol

Bristol

Pale blue with good scent.

Popular for the show bench. 
AGM 1999, making it good for all purposes.

Raised and introduced by Kerton in 1994.

Scent = 4

Charlie's Angel Charlie's Angel

Charlie's Angel

Pale blue.

Popular for exhibition. AGM 1993. 
Both this and Bristol are very reliable.

Raised by Charles Hanmer and introduced by Unwins in 1990.

Scent = 3

Chris Harrod Chris Harrod

Chris Harrod

Pale blue.

Large flowers on long stems. AGM 2006

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

Scent = 3

Solitude Solitude

Solitude

Lavender. Frilly.
Good placement on long stems. Should become very popular.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh
and introduced by Unwins in 2014.

Scent = 4

Margaret Hastie Margaret Hastie

Margaret Hastie

Lavender stripe on white ground.

A shade paler than 'Sir Jimmy Shand' but similar flower size, stem length and placement.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2011.

Scent = 3

Sir Jimmy Shand Sir Jimmy Shand

Sir Jimmy Shand

Lilac stripe on white ground.

Excellent for all purposes. 
The most popular stripe for exhibition.

Raised by Bob Chisholm and introduced by Kerton in 2008.

Scent = 3

Lilac Romance Lilac Romance

Lilac Romance

Lilac pink on white ground.

A delightful colour on long stems.

Raised by Graham Wells and introduced by Kerton in 2010.

Scent = 3

Misty Misty

Misty

Pale mauve flush on white ground.

Suitable for exhibition. 
A good all round variety in a delightful colour.

Raised by C.A.Leese and introduced by Eagle in 2008.

Scent = 3

Peter George Wale Peter George Wale

Peter George Wale - 2016 Novelty

Pale blue.

Well placed blooms on long stems. Suitable for exhibition.

Raised by Roger Parsons.

Scent = 3

Andrew Cavendish Andrew Cavendish

Andrew Cavendish

Unbeatable for exhibition if grown well. 

Good cutting and general use. 
Raised by Andy Hubbuck and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2007.
Scent = 3
Ethel Grace Ethel Grace

Ethel Grace

Lavender.

Popular for the show bench, cut flowers and garden decoration.

Uniform colour.

Raised by Bernard Jones and introduced by Boltons in 1994.

Scent = 3

Karen Louise Karen Louise

Karen Louise

Lavender.

Perhaps the most reliable lavender for exhibition.

Superb for garden decoration and general use.

Raised by Andrew Beane and introduced by E.W.King in 1998.

Scent = 4

Second Honeymoon Second Honeymoon

Second Honeymoon

A good lavender. Suitable for exhibition.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2005.

Scent = 3

Sweet Pea 'Annabelle' Annabelle

Annabelle

Good lavender for general purposes.
Prolific flowering.

Introduced by Boltons in 1990.

Scent = 3

Zillah Harrod Zillah Harrod

Zillah Harrod

Lavender.

Suitable for exhibition and general use.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and introduced by Kerton in 2007.

Scent = 3

Rosina Rosina

Rosina

Lavender.

Good for exhibition,

garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Raised by Tony James and introduced by Matthewman in 1994.

Scent = 3

Sweet Pea Jacqueline Ann Jacqueline Ann

Jacqueline Ann

Deep lavender.

Excellent for all purposes.
Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2008

Scent = 3

Sweet Pea Erewhon Erewhon

Erewhon

Lavender / mauve bicolour.

Very striking. Delightful in the garden.

Popular with some cut flower growers.

Raised and introduced by Keith Hammett in 2008.

Scent = 3

Baronscourt Baronscourt

Baronscourt

Mauve.

Rich colour and frilly flowers.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh
and introduced by Kerton in 1999.

Scent = 3

Moorland Beauty Moorland Beauty

Moorland Beauty

Deep mauve.

Good variety for all purposes.

Suitable for exhibition.

Raised by Harvey Albutt and introduced by Eagle in 1995.

Scent = 3

Pip Tremewan Pip Tremewan

Pip Tremewan

Purple.

Good for cutting but the colour is not consistent for the show bench..

Raised by Pip Tremewan and introduced by Thompson & Morgan in 1999.

Scent = 4

Solway Symphony

Solway Symphony

New for 2017.

Purple. Non-tendril type.

Raised by the late J.D. Place.

This is a tall-growing variety despite the name.

Scent = 3

Elegance Cranberry

Elegance Cranberry

Purple. Multiflora type.
Orignally winter-flowering but this stock has reverted to summer-flowering.
Scent = 3

Edd Fincham Edd Fincham

Edd Fincham

Purple maroon.

Very vigorous.

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

Scent = 4

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.

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£2.60 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.

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