Lathyrus can be annuals or herbaceous or evergreen perennials, mostly climbing, with pinnate leaves ending in a tendril, and showy pea-like flowers, fragrant in some species.
America is an old, annual variety with beautiful, highly scented flowers which are white with a sparkling crimson-red flake.
Height: About 1.5m
Sow: From November to March, undercover
Flowers: May to August, depending on when sown
Where to plant: Perfect for flower beds in the open or against a sunny wall; cottage gardens; courtyard gardens.
Min. 15 seeds per pack