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 - Pink shades

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

Anniversary Anniversary

Anniversary

White with a pink edge.

Popular for exhibition and cut flowers and has strong scent.

One of the best varieties. Bud-drop resistant here.

Raised by Bill Truslove and introduced by Les Marchant in 1986.

Scent = 4

Southbourne Southbourne

Southbourne

Pale pink on white ground.

Very good for all purposes. 
Reliable and prolific flowering. Our stock from Andy Hubbuck

Raised by Ken Colledge and introduced by Unwins in 1973.

Scent = 3

John Gray John Gray

John Gray

Pale pink on white ground.

AGM 2009.

Excellent for exhibition.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2009.

Scent = 4

Bouquet Pink Bouquet Pink

Bouquet Pink

Rose pink on white ground.

Flower size a little variable but frilly.

Good placement.

Normally produce five or six flowers per stem.

Introduced by Denholm in 1998.

Scent = 3

Gwendoline Gwendoline

Gwendoline

Deep rose pink on white ground.

Our most popular variety. Prolific for cutting, showing and garden decoration. AGM 1998. Introduced by Unwins in 1999.

Scent = 3

Jayne Amanda Jayne Amanda

Jayne Amanda

Deep rose pink on white ground.

Popular for cut flower production.

Raised by Bill Truslove and introduced by Les Marchant in 1985.

Scent = 3

Royal Pink

Royal Pink
Deep rose pink on white ground.

Prolific flowering but not the longest of stems.

Introduced by Ferry Morse in 1968.

Scent = 3

Bill's Choice Bill's Choice

Bill's Choice

Deep Rose Pink on white ground.
Suitable for exhibition and general use.

Raised by Bill Truslove and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2008.

Scent = 3

Lois Lois

Lois

Deep rose pink on white ground.

A little earlier than others.

Prolific flowering.

Introduced by Ferry Morse around 1947.

Scent = 3

Lilac Romance Lilac Romance

Lilac Romance

Lilac pink on white ground.

A delightful colour on long stems.

Raised by Graham Wells and intrdouced by Kerton in 2010.

Scent = 3

Pisces Pisces

Pisces

Pale mauve pink on white ground.

Non-tendril type.

Large flowers on long stems.

Introduced by E.W.King in 1999.

Scent = 3

Audrey Kirkman Audrey Kirkman

Audrey Kirkman

Vigorous plants with marbled pink flowers.

An improvement on 'Sonia', with good stem length and flower size.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2012.

Scent = 3

Chance Chance

Chance

Cerise / pink bicolour.

Less bright than 'Duo Salmon' but the flowers are larger

and the stems longer.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2006.

Scent = 3

Duo Salmon Duo Salmon

Duo Salmon

Bright cerise / pink bicolour.

Very attractive.

AGM 2010

Introduced by Unwins in 2009.

Scent = 3

Grandma Butt Grandma Butt

Grandma Butt

Deep rose pink flushed with carmine.
Very good for cut flowers and exhibition.

Raised by Andrew Beane and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2006.

Scent = 3

Carlotta Carlotta

Carlotta

Popular variety with carmine flowers and good scent.

Good for garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Introduced by Carters in 1937.

Scent = 4

Judith Wilkinson Judith Wilkinson

Judith Wilkinson

Deep carmine.

First class for exhibition and cutting. 
A delightful colour which blends well with many other colours.

Raised by Bill Truslove and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2008.

Scent = 4

Lipstick Lipstick

Lipstick (Unwins) -

Vivid rich carmine.

Not to be confused with the original crimson variety with this name. 

Introduced by Unwins in 2008.

Scent = 3

Joan Elizabeth Child Joan Elizabeth Child

Joan Elizabeth Child

Cerise pink.

Colour is more uniform than Daily Mail. 

Suitable for exhibition and general display.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2012.

Scent = 3

Daily Mail Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Cerise pink with large frilly flowers on long stems

Popular for exhibition. Very good general purpose variety.

Raised by Andrew Beane and introduced by Unwins in 1997.

Scent = 3

Susan Burgess Susan Burgess

Susan Burgess

Deep blush pink flowers and long stems.

When grown under glass or covers, the colour enriches to apricot salmon. Prolific flowering. Excellent for cut flowers.

Raised by Andrew Beane and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2015.

Scent = 3

Lauren Landy Lauren Landy

Lauren Landy

Salmon pink on white ground. 
A really lovely variety for exhibition and cut flowers.

AGM 2011

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2010.

Scent = 3

Sylvia Moore Sylvia Moore

Sylvia Moore

Salmon pink on white ground. 
Very good for garden decoration and cutting for the house.

Raised by Harvey Albutt and introduced by Eagle in 2000.

Scent = 3

Alan Titchmarsh Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Salmon pink on cream ground.

Good for all purposes, including exhibition.

Raised by Bernard Jones and introduced by Boltons in 1986.

Scent = 3

Sweet Pea Mollie Rilstone Mollie Rilstone

Mollie Rilstone

Cream with pink edge

Very popular with cut flower growers.

Raised and introduced by Pip Tremewan in 1993.

Scent = 4

Linda Mary Linda Mary

Linda Mary

Pink stripe on cream ground. 
Ruffled petals. 
Good for garden decoration but not an exhibition variety.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2007.

Scent = 3

Anne Barron Anne Barron

Anne Barron

Salmon rose on cream ground.

Raised by Ron Entwistle and introduced by Boltons in 1999.

Scent = 3

Marjorie Carrier Marjorie Carrier

Marjorie Carrier - 2016 Novelty

Orange pink. Large frilly flowers.
Suitable for exhibition.

Raised by Roger Parsons.

Scent = 4

Castlewellan Castlewellan

Castlewellan

Pale salmon pink on cream ground. Very vigorous.

Best stopped to encourage side shoots.

Prolific flowers for garden and house.

Raised by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh and introduced by Unwins in 2005. Scent = 3.

Heaven Scent Heaven Scent

Heaven Scent

Pale salmon pink on cream ground. Very vigorous. 

Has good fragrance.

Raised and introduced by Sydney Harrod at Cooltonagh in 2007.

Scent = 4

Bobby's Girl Bobby's Girl

Bobby's Girl

Pale salmon pink on cream ground.

Prolific flowering.

AGM 2000.

Introduced by Boltons in 2000.

Scent = 3

Melanie Ann Melanie Ann

Melanie Ann

Delightful salmon pink on cream ground.

Raised by Harvey Albutt and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2014.

Scent = 3

Sheila Roy Sheila Roy

Sheila Roy

Salmon pink on cream ground.

Good for exhibition.

Raised by Roy Silvester and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2013.

Scent = 3

Tranquillity

Salmon pink on cream ground. AGM 2003. No picture available.

Raised by Graham Wells and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2016.

Scent = 3

Yvette Ann Yvette Ann

Yvette Ann

Salmon pink on cream ground.

First class for exhibition and cut flowers.

A welcome return to our catalogue.

Raised and introduced by Roger Parsons in 2009.

Scent = 4

Evelyn Evelyn

Evelyn

Rich salmon pink. Flowers early.

Very popular with cut flower growers.

Good for garden decoration.

Raised and introduced by Ferry Morse in 1936.

Scent = 3

Royal Salmon Pink - Salmon pink. Early -flowering. Similar to 'Evelyn'.
No picture available. Raised and introduced by Ferry Morse in 1968.

Scent = 3

Sweet Pea Valerie Harrod Valerie Harrod

Valerie Harrod

Orange pink.

Very popular for exhibition. Large flowers on long stems.
Raised by Sydney Harrod and introduced by Kerton in 2001.

AGM 2001
Scent = 3

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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