The seed was planted last October and this is one of the Oban Bay sweet peas that survived the very cold weather. It has a pale ice blue flower. I am keeping them fairly dry so that they do not rot off at the base. You can see that I have pinched out the growing tip of the seedling to encourage side shoots. The growing tip is usually pinched out after two leaves have developed. I will select one of the side shoots - probably the most vigorous one to become the main flowering stem of the plant.
For the next stage: