Hinton Ampner Garden



Lathyrus vernus

Spring pea

Location:

The Temple Borders

Description:

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.