Perennial Sweet Pea

Lathyrus latifolius

Perennial Sweet Pea - Lathyrus latifolius

Common Name: Perennial Sweet Pea
Genus: Lathyrus
Species: latifolius

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: Blue/Green, GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

The leaves of this herbaceous climber are bluish-green. During summer and early autumn, Lathyrus latifolius produces purplish-pink flowers. , Lathyrus latifolius needs cutting down to ground level each spring and the new basal shoots produced as a result will need some support and training.

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