Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice'

Sweet pea

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

Purple

Feature

Scented flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice'

Plant details

Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice' produces dark blue-purple flowers with a fantastic fragrance.It’s perfect for training up an obelisk or trellis in the garden, or even in a pot on the patio.

For best results, feed Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice' fortnightly with a high-potash fertiliser, and deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Lathyrus

Species: odoratus

Cultivar: Katie Alice

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Blue-green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 180cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: September to May

Flowering period: May to September


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