Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Sweet pea, perennial

  • Scientific name
    Lathyrus latifolius
  • Height
    60 to 96 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to August
  • Color
    Pink, red, white
  • Light
    Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained, dry
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Very easy to grow. May crowd out other plants.