Lathyrus latifolius Perennial ‘Pink Pearl’
Lathyrus latifolius ‘Pink Pearl’ – Everlasting Sweet Pea
This vigorous perennial can quickly produces a mass of winged stems covered in sprays of pale pink flowers from July to September. It is not scented but makes up for it as a wonderful trailing element which cuts beautifully.
Plant type: perennial
Site: full sun
Sown to Grown: will flower well in it’s 2nd year.
Approx seeds per packet: 20 seeds
Growing tips: Sow in the same way as other Sweet Peas in the Autumn or early Spring, in rootrainers and grow on cool, pinching out to encourage bushy plants. Use a strong support system at least 1.8m tall when planting out. Will take 2 years to flower enough for cutting.
Harvesting/Arranging tips: Pick long trails to create scale in larger arrangements and shorter pieces to add movements and informality to bouquets and centrepieces.
Vase life: 7 days
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