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 Spangles Spangles

Spangles
A blend of 12 of the most decorative of annual Lathyrus.
Grow about 1.0m to 2.0m high or else let them trail among other plants. Great for meadow-style gardening. Scent = 0
£1.50 per packet; £6.50 per large packet.

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.

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