Hinton Ampner Garden

Lathyrus vernus

Spring pea


The Temple Borders


Low growing, hardy, clump-forming perennial sweet pea to 35cm in height. It grows fast and flowers swiftly right through the summer, producing masses of scented burgundy blossom.

Site and Care:

Best grown in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil of any type in full sun or partial shade. Cut back annually and mulch during the winter months. Propagate by division in early spring.