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Sweet Peas

The sweet peas were in the category of "climbing flowers I didn't know were climbing until they started blooming on the ground", and then quickly staked them up. My mother had a sense of these better than I did. I could see the sweet peas were wanting to climb, and then staked them up, but thought they were a kind of mini-orchid. Mom identified them as sweet peas. They are, just as their name implies, sweet. They just quietly and beautifully and keep blooming as the summer goes on. We've got white and pink, and next year I'll know to stake them up better. They seem to love all the rain. More blooming after each deluge. I am not noticing a "sweet" scent, however. Is it just very subtle?


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