perennial pea


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to perennial pea: Lathyrus latifolius
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perennial pea - perennial climber of central and southern Europe having purple or pink or white flowersperennial pea - perennial climber of central and southern Europe having purple or pink or white flowers; naturalized in North America
genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
everlasting pea - any of several perennial vines of the genus Lathyrus
References in periodicals archive ?
A A clematis would look very attractive growing through a forsythia or try the perennial pea Lathyrus latifolius.
Other lightweight climbers that will tolerate being cut back with the support plant include the purple-flowered perennial pea (lathyrus latifolius) and the Chilean glory vine (eccremocarpus scaber), which will need to be grown as an annual in colder areas of the country.
The perennial pea, L latifolius has had more breeding work expended on it producing a number of varieties such as Albus, a white, Red Pearl and a number of other named varieties of various hues.