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Sweet pea

Lathyrus odoratus 'Bijou'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sweet pea Overview

Leaves are oval, mid green and divided. In summer to early autumn, racemes of large, white fragrant flowers edged in burgundy.

Common problems with Sweet pea

How to propagate Sweet pea

Seed

Make sure you soak the seeds overnight before planting this will ensure germination. Plant your seeds about 2in deep.

Other uses of Sweet pea

Climbing, ornamental, fragrance