Sweet Pea Varieties
Hampton Court ( Spencer )
Flowers of this variety of sweet pea from Spencer are very productive and dynamically blue in color. Many also describe the flower to be mid blue and they have a more profound hue than the ‘Blue Danube’ and ‘Our Harry’. The plants are very healthy and grow robustly.
Hanslope Gem ( Spencer )
Flowers of this variety of sweet pea from Spencer have a profound red pinkish hue and are heavily aromatic.
Hard Times ( Spencer )
Blossoms of ‘Hard Times’ selection of sweet pea from Spencer have a mid blue hue and are pleasantly perfumed.
Harvest Time ( Spencer )
‘Harvest Time’ selection of sweet pea from Spencer bears flowers that are pink with shades of carmine.
Hazel Tasker ( Spencer )
This selection of sweet pea from Spencer has blossoms that are white with shades of pink.
Heartbeat ( Spencer )
Blossoms of the ‘Heartbeat’ variety of sweet pea from Spencer are large and brilliantly scarlet hued. The petals are nicely tousled and normally creased backwards along the sides. When the flowers blossom initially, they are a pinkish rose in color and soon transform into deep red hue with shades of scarlet. The color of the petals is more profound near the edges and similar on the overturned side. The wings of ‘Heartbeat’ are tousled and same as the petals, but faintly scarlet. The wings have a lighter color at on the overturn and are whitish at the base. The wings appear to spread out over the keel that has a reddish shade and is white at the base. Blossoms of ‘Heartbeat’ are nicely perfumed.
Heathcliff ( Modern Grandiflora )
The ‘Heathcliff’ variety of sweet pea from Modern Grandiflora is large and blue in color. At the outset, the petals are profoundly blue black in color and gradually turn straight and smooth. The flowers are vaguely undulating having faint purplish-blue seam on a white background. The overturned side of the petals is purplish blue and some of them are plane and not undulating. The wings are spreading, having the same color as the petals and are usually undulating or wavy with a lighter hue on the reverse. The flowers grow on long stems and each stem supports around four blossoms.
Heirloom Collection ( Grandiflora )
The ‘Heirloom Collection’ is a separately packeted sweet pea seeds from the Grandiflora assortment. Blossoms of this old fashioned selection are found in various shades of white, pink, cream, purple, rose and scarlet.
Helen ( Spencer )
This variety of sweet pea from Spencer bears rose pink blossoms that are seldom aromatic.
Henry Eckford ( Grandiflora )
This is a hybrid form of sweet pea introduced by Henry Eckford. Blossoms of this variety of sweet pea from Grandiflora have an orange or salmon-orange hue. The flowers of ‘Henry Eckford’ sweet pea are quite petite and not more than two blossoms are found on one stalk. The flowers are easily damaged in bright sunlight.
Herald ( Spencer )
The ‘Herald’ selection of sweet pea from Spencer bears large blossoms that are salmon rose or reddish pink in color. The flowers grow on elongated stalks and are ideal for use as cut flowers.
Heritage Mixed ( Modern Grandiflora )
This selection of sweet pea is an assorted variety from Modern Grandiflora, and was first cultivated by Peter Grayson. The ‘Heritage Mixed’ has been selected from ‘CCC’, ‘Donna Jones’, ‘Benjamin Townsend’, ‘Charlotte Ryley’, ‘Phillip Miller’, ‘England’s Queen’ and ‘Tovah Martin’.
Her Majesty ( Spencer )
Blossoms of this variety of sweet pea from Spencer are found in brilliant and profound purplish red hue. The petals are usually deep purplish red or carmine, a little more profound in color compared to ‘Robert Uvedale’. The flowers are tinted till the bottom of the hemispheres and the overturned side also has the same hue. The color of the wings is a little more profound and lighter on the overturned side. The edges or rims of the wings that are droopy and somewhat curved have a scarlet hue. The plants are really tall with striking red stains at the juncture of the leaves. ‘Her Majesty’ blossoms are perfectly aromatic.
Hillbury ( Spencer )
Blossoms of this variety of sweet pea from Spencer are found in profound or deep crimson hue and grow on long stalks. They are perfect as cut flowers.
Holymoorside ( Spencer )
This variety of sweet pea from Spencer bears flowers that are creamy colored and heavily perfumed.
Honeymoon ( Spencer )
Like its name, this variety of sweet pea from Spencer has a unique fragrance. When the flowers blossom initially, they have a beautiful light lavender hue with shades of blue. The blossoms are excellent for display at exhibitions. When included in a bouquet, these flowers make them appear elegant.
Honeypink ( Spencer )
Flowers of this variety of sweet pea from Spencer have a vivid pinkish red hue. They are whitish at the base and untidily undulating. Occasionally they are stylishly peaked at the centre. The wings of Honeypink have the same color as the petals, but are not smooth. Although the blossoms appear to be somewhat untidy on the whole, they are nicely perfumed.
Horizon ( Spencer )
Like its name, blossoms of the ‘Horizon’ variety of sweet pea from Spencer have a complete blend of hues. They are found in individual colors, bi-colors as well as in streaks. They are particularly cultivated for the simple reason that they blossom for longer periods and are heavily perfumed.
Hunter’s Moon ( Spencer )
‘Hunter’s Moon’ sweet pea from Spencer bears great flowers that are lacy as well as profoundly creamy in color with shades of the lemon. They are dependable bloomers with a robust aroma.