Lathyrus odoratus


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Related to Lathyrus odoratus: Matthiola incana
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Noun1.Lathyrus odoratus - climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowersLathyrus odoratus - climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers
genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Indeed, I was once told that if you had not had a sweet pea named after you by the time you reached 40 then you could count yourself a failure, although that was hardly the case with Cromwell who was long dead before Lathyrus odoratus arrived in Europe from North America.
If you have a cottage garden and want some scent, there are some fantastic new varieties of sweet pea, including lathyrus odoratus Duo Magenta (Unwins), a two-tone variety of pink which is easily grown up a wigwam for wonderful colour.