Varieties of Sweet Pea
The Latin name for Sweet Peas is Lathyrus odoratus. Some of the old
fashioned Sweet Peas are still cultivated today by specialist nurseries.
There are several types of Sweet Pea cultivated in gardens today,
but by far the most popular variety is the climbing Sweet Pea, which is described in
detail in the following pages.
Choosing A Variety of Climbing Sweet Pea
All Sweet Peas are easy to cultivate, and all
can be grown in exactly the same manner. Some are more fragrant than others and the colouring
differs immensely. It is therefore for you to choose a variety
which appeals to you. Click below for pictures of a variety of
Sweet Peas. New varieties are being constantly introduced.
Sweet Pea 'Spencer Mixed'
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