Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice'

Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice'

Sweet pea

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lathyrus odoratus 'Katie Alice'
  • Common name: Sweet pea
  • Plant type: Annual

Height: 1.8m

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • BlueGreen
  • Features: Scented flowers

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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.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil, Needs regular watering in pots
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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