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

Perennial species...

Strength of scent: 0 = none; 6 = strongest

 

Will survive from one year to another. They can be sown at any time but are unlikely to flower in the first year.

Lathyrus cirrhosus Lathyrus cirrhosus

Lathyrus cirrhosus

(Seringe 1825) Pyreneen Pea

Up to 0.6m high

Flowers Purple, small/medium size, 4-10 per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus davidii Lathyrus davidii

Lathyrus davidii

(Hance 1871) Pere David's Pea

Up to 0.5m high. Small Cream flowers, 8-20 per stem.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus grandiflorus Lathyrus grandiflorus

Lathyrus grandiflorus

(Sibthorp & Smith 1813) Two-flowered Pea

Spreads by underground stolons, normally only sold as plants.

Up to 0.5m high. Flowers purple bicolour, very large, 2 per stem.

Scent = 1

Seed is very rarely available and we have only a very small amount at £5.00 per packet.

Lathyrus heterophyllus var. unijugus Lathyrus heterophyllus var. unijugus

Lathyrus heterophyllus var. unijugus

(Stace 1991) Norfolk Everlasting Pea

Up to 2.0m high. Purple flowers, medium size, 5-15 per stem.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus laevigatus Lathyrus laevigatus

Lathyrus laevigatus

(Grenier 1865) Smooth Pea

Up to 0.5m high

Small Cream flowers, 3-17per stem.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus latifolius

Up to 2.0m high. Large flowers, 3-12 per stem. Scent = 1

Everlasting Pea - Available as a mixture or in three colours, below.

Mixed

Pink Pearl

Red Pearl

White Pearl

Lathyrus laxiflorus Lathyrus laxiflorus

Lathyrus laxiflorus

(Kuntze 1887) Hairy Bitter Pea

Up to 0.2m high. Small violet / lavender flowers, 2-6 per stem.

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus neurolobus Lathyrus neurolobus

Lathyrus neurolobus

(Boissier & Heldriech 1849) Cretian Pea

Very small, single blue flowers borne in profusion over a long period.

Dwarf trailing plant but will climb if given support.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus niger Lathyrus niger

Lathyrus niger

(Bernhardi 1800) Black Pea

Up to 0.6m high

Small Purple flowers, 2-10 per stem

Black Pea.

Scent = 0

Lathyrus polyphyllus Lathyrus polyphyllus

Lathyrus polyphyllus

(Nuttall 1838) Oregon Pea

Up to 1.5m high

Purple / mauve bicolour flowers, small/medium in size, 5-13 per stem

Oregon Pea 

Scent = 0

£2.50 per packet; £8.50 per large packet

Lathyrus sylvestris Lathyrus sylvestris

Lathyrus sylvestris

(Linnaeus 1753) Narrow-leaved Everlasting Pea

Up to 2.0m high

Small Purple flowers, 3-12 per stem

Narrow Leaved Everlasting Pea.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus vernus subsp. vernus Lathyrus vernus subsp. vernus

Lathyrus vernus subsp. vernus

(Bernhardi 1800) Spring Pea

Up to 0.4m high.Small Mauve blue flowers. 3-15 per stem.

AGM 1993 

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus vernus 'Angustifolius' Lathyrus vernus 'Angustifolius'

Lathyrus vernus 'Angustifolius'

Up to 0.4m high Spring Pea

Small mauve blue flowers, 3-15 per stem.

Narrow leaflets

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus vernus 'Albo-roseus' Lathyrus vernus 'Albo-roseus'

Lathyrus vernus 'Albo-roseus'

Height up to 0.4m Spring Pea

Small Pink/White bicolour flowers, 3-15 per stem.

AGM 1997

Scent = 0

Lathyrus vernus 'Rosenelfe' Lathyrus vernus 'Rosenelfe'

Lathyrus vernus 'Rosenelfe'

Spring Pea.
Very similar to Albo-roseus but slightly more compact.

Scent = 0

 

Lathyrus vernus Mixture

Spring Pea. A good mixture of different colours and leaf forms from the above and other plants in the National Collection. Recommended. 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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National Sweet Pea Society

see: www.sweetpeas.org.uk

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