purple pea


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Noun1.purple pea - any of several attractive evergreen shrubs of Australia grown for their glossy deep green foliage and flowers in rich blues and intense violets
genus Hovea - genus of Australian evergreen shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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They keep looking at new ways to tempt us to eat our five fruit and veg a day so watch out for the orange cauliflower, purple pea pods and even yellow rhubarb.
We plant potatoes, carrots, parsnips, salad and sweetcorn, as well as fun new things for the children like purple peas and purple sprouts.
Deppe: Carol (1993) Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: Popbeans, purple peas, and other innovations from the backyard garden.