Lathyrus odoratus 'Wild Italian syn. Cupani'
Wild Italian is the original wild Sweet Pea variety with beautiful, strongly-scented maroon and purple flowers. A must in any bouquet of flowers for the intensity of the scent.
Matucana, which we also sell, is very similar but tends to have one more flower per stem.
Height: Short and bushy for a sweet pea, grow on a support up to 1.5m
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