Lathyrus latifolius ‘Red Pearl’

The classic perennial pea which flowers summer into autumn, for covering fences and frames. It makes a brilliant cut flower, with long trailing vines harvested to cascade out of any vase. More
1 x 3 litre pot 520092-3L £22.50

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A perennial sweet pea with rich, carmine flowers throughout the summer. It will quickly grow to cover fences, walls or obelisks and although unscented, still makes a marvellous cut flower. Cut it right back to the ground in autumn for a fresh start the following spring.

Genus Lathyrus
Group/Species latifolius
Variety Red Pearl
Type Hardy Climber
Common Name Perennial sweetpea
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 2m (6ft 6in)
Spacing 2m (6ft 5in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in full sun/ partial shade in moist but well-drained soil.
Care Tips Cut back to ground level in autumn
Flowering July - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Lathyrus latifolius ‘Red Pearl’ reviews

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Vera

Excellent packaging and strong healthy plants