Lathyrus latifolius The traditional English cottage sweet pea, grown by Jefferson in 1771, thrives in cool climates, loves sun and climbs 6'. Useful as a screen. Comes in shades of rose, white and pink in big clusters. Good cutflowers. Soak seeds up to 24 hours before sowing outdoors in early spring. Can take 3–4 weeks to germinate. Perennial, Zones 3-10. ~20 seeds/g. ③
5611 Perennial Sweet Pea
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