Lathyrus odoratus 'Almost Black'
'Almost Black' is a highly scented sweet pea in a gorgeous blackcurrant colour. It is an excellent grandiflora type with three flowers to a stem. It has a fairly short, climbing habit so is a good choice for containers. It looks particularly striking growing with Victorian and Edwardian sweet peas such as America or Indigo King.
Height: About 1.4m
Sow: From November to March, undercover, In Spring can be sown direct or into pots.
Protect seed from mice.
Flowers: May to September, depending on when sown
Where to plant: Perfect for flower beds in the open or against a sunny wall; cottage gardens; courtyard gardens, cutflower gardens. Especially good for large containers.
Min. 15 seeds per pack