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Sweet Peas

Red / Pink White
Family Fabaceae
Name Lathyrus odoratus
Common Name Sweet Peas
Etymology
Lathyrus From Greek lathyros meaning pea.
odoratus From Latin odoratus meaning fragrant.

  See also:  Climbers, Culture / Germination

Sweet pea is a climbing annual with sprays of brightly coloured flowers that have a very nice perfume. Flower colour is quite variable and varies from whites to pinks, reds, through to purples and blues. Some flowers are bi-coloured. Plant in Spring for late Summer display or in the Autumn for a great display next Spring.



Pink White

Pink White / White

Pink White

Pink

Red

Red

Pink

Pink

White

Black

Very dark purple, almost black.

Black

Black

The colour fades a little when the flower is fully open.

Bouquet

Bud

Blue

Blue

Blue

Magenta

Magenta

Magenta

Lavender

Lavender

Group

Group of sweet peas under planted with coreopsis.

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