- Sweet pea
Sweet pea Info
Sweet Pea (SP) doesn’t produce the vegetable pea, rather it’s a common name of Lathydorus odoratus and a native of eastern Mediterranean isle of Sicily, but some believe it to be of Sri Lanka. Cool island climate is conducive for its growth and its tendrils help it to climb a height of one to two meters.
SP grows mainly in summer, but some of its species continue to bloom till late spring while others last well into September and October based on favorable conditions. The flowers of SP have soothing perfumes and appear like butterflies in while, red, pink, purple and lavender. Another variety of SP appears close to blue in color. It has 110 species and many cultivars.
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