Heirloom Sweet Pea

Plant name: Heirloom Sweet Pea

Botanical name:
Lathyrus matucana

Suggested by:
Tracy Lee, The Cook’s Garden (www.cooksgarden.com)

Virtues:
An heirloom sweet pea with exceedingly rich color and fragrance. It is also relatively heat resistant.

Flower:
  Unique maroon and blue bicolor.

Foliage:
Delicate light green leaves (typical sweet pea).

Habit:
Climbing, vinelike.

Season: 
Spring to early summer.

Companions:
Looks great twining up the most ornate obelisk or the simplest willow tipi.

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