Perennial Sweet Pea

Lathyrus latifolius

Zone: A vigorous vine growing 9-12 feet tall and attaching by tendrils.

Size: Vine grows 20-25 feet tall and climbs by means of aerial roots.

Location: Prefers full sun

Flowering: Blooms July-August. It is drought tolerant and provides flowers in the heat of the summer when annual sweet peas fail. Flowers are fragrant and make good-cut flowers. Perennial sweet pea will reseed and sucker freely in the garden.

Maintenance: Prune very hard in early spring.


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