Roger Parsons Sweet Peas
Roger Parsons Sweet Peas
Roger Parsons Sweet Peas incorporating Cooltonagh Irish Sweet Peas
Roger Parsons Sweet PeasincorporatingCooltonagh Irish Sweet Peas

Annual species...

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

 

Have an annual life cycle. Very easy to grow. Most are hardy and can be left to self-seed around the garden. Can be sown in succession to prolong the season of flowering.

Lathyrus angulatus Lathyrus angulatus

Lathyrus angulatus

(Linnaeus 1753) Cicerchione

Up to 0.2m high. Small, single Purple flowers.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus annuus var. annuus Lathyrus annuus var. annuus

Lathyrus annuus var. annuus

(Linnaeus 1753) Fodder Pea

Up to 1.0m high. Yellow flowers, small/medium in size, 2-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus annuus 'Mrs R. Penney' Lathyrus annuus 'Mrs R. Penney'

Lathyrus annuus 'Mrs R. Penney'
(Grayson 1997) Fodder Pea

Up to 1.0m high. Orange flowers, small/medium in size, 2-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus annuus 'Hotham Red' Lathyrus annuus 'Hotham Red'

Lathyrus annuus 'Hotham Red'

(Grayson 1998) Fodder Pea

Up to 1.0m high. Orange red flowers, small/medium in size, 2-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

 

Lathyrus annuus Mixture also available. Includes yellow, orange and orange red flowers. Scent = 0

Lathyrus chloranthus Lathyrus chloranthus

Lathyrus chloranthus

(Boissier & Balansa 1859) Green-flowered Pea

Up to 2.0m high. Best sown in Autumn

Flowers medium-sized, 3 per stem, Yellow-green, some splashed with red.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus chrysanthus Lathyrus chrysanthus

Lathyrus chrysanthus

(Boissier 1845) Golden-flowered Pea

Up to 0.4m high.

Small Yellow flowers, 2-4 per stem. Downy foliage.

Scent = 0

Lathyrus clymenum var. articulatus Lathyrus clymenum var. articulatus

Lathyrus clymenum var. articulatus

(Arcangeli 1882) Spanish Pea

Up to 1.8m high. Red/White bicolour flowers, small/medium in size, 1-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus clymenum 'Chelsea' Lathyrus clymenum 'Chelsea'

Lathyrus clymenum 'Chelsea'

(Parsons 1996) Spanish Pea

Up to 1.8m high. Mauve/Lavender bicolour flowers, small/medium in size, 3-4 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus gloeospermus

(Warburg and Eig 1928) Sticky-seeded Pea

Up to 0.5m high. Grown for its decorative seed pods. Scent = 0
£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus gorgonei Lathyrus gorgonei

Lathyrus gorgonei

(Parlatore 1838) Gorgon Pea

Up to 1.0m high. Single Orange Red flowers, small/medium in size.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus hirsutus Lathyrus hirsutus

Lathyrus hirsutus

(Linnaeus 1753) Caley Pea

Up to 0.6m high. Small Purple/Mauve bicolour flowers, 1-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus 'Little Gems' L. hirsutus x odoratus

(Hammett / Grayson 1996) 

Up to 0.6m high. Habit similar to L. hirsutus.
Small flowers, 1-3 per stem. Colours mauve / lavender / pink / white. Scent = 0
Lathyrus marmoratus Lathyrus marmoratus

Lathyrus marmoratus

(Boissier & Blanche 1872) Veined Pea

Up to 1.0m high. Single Red flowers, small/medium in size.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathryrus nissolia Lathryrus nissolia

Lathryrus nissolia

(Linnaeus 1753) Grass Pea (not to be confused with L. sativus, the Grass Peavine)

Up to 1.5m high. Small Crimson flowers, 1-2 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus ochrus Lathyrus ochrus

Lathyrus ochrus

(DeCandolle 1806) Winged Pea

Up to 1.5m high. Small single Cream flowers.

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet.

Scent = 0

Lathyrus odoratus Lathyrus odoratus

Lathyrus odoratus

(Linnaeus 1753) Wild Sweet Pea.

Up to 1.5m high when well grown.

Maroon / violet bicolour.

Old-fashioned flower form.

Our stock was originally collected in Sicily in 1974.

Scent = 6

 

 

Lathyrus paranensis

(Burkart 1935) Parana Pea

Up to 1.0m tall. Pale Blue flowers, small/medium in size, 2-9 per stem

Best sown in autumn. Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus sativus var. albus Lathyrus sativus var. albus

Lathyrus sativus var. albus

Up to 1.0m high. Chickling Pea (in USA, Grass Peavine)

Medium-sized single White flowers.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus sativus var. azureus Lathyrus sativus var. azureus

Lathyrus sativus var. azureus

Up to 1.0m high. Chickling Pea (in USA, Grass Peavine)

Medium-sized, single Blue flowers.

Scent = 0

 

 

Lathyrus sativus Mixture

Lathyrus sativus Mixture

Includes blue, white, purple and striped flowers.

Up to 1.0m high. Chickling Pea (in USA, Grass Peavine)

Scent = 0

Lathyrus tingitanus Lathyrus tingitanus

Lathyrus tingitanus

(Linnaeus 1753) Tangier Pea

Up to 2.0m high. Large glowing Purple flowers, 2-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus tingitanus var. roseus Lathyrus tingitanus var. roseus

Lathyrus tingitanus var. roseus

Up to 2.0m high Tangier Pea

Large Pink flowers, 2-3 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Our Prices...

All seeds on this site are £1.50 per packet (minimum 10 seeds) or £6.50 per large packet (min. 50 seeds) unless otherwise stated.

Varieties and species not currently shown on the site are £2.50 per packet, £8.50 per large packet.

Please add postage:

£1.30 per seed order to the UK and Islands;

£2.60 to Europe outside the UK

£8.50 to the USA

£3.20 to the rest of the world

Our Collections...

Scented Collection - £13.50

10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Old-fashioned & Grandiflora" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

 

Sussex Collection - £13.50

10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

 

Exhibitor's Collection £29.00

5 large packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.

Our guide book...

Sweet Peas:An Essential Guide.

For further details, click on the button below.

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