Lathyrus odoratus 'Joker'
Technically a modern sweet pea but one that has been around for over 40 years. A very deep pink with a burgundy hue, this is a difficult colour to pin down, it looks brilliant with strong colours or set off with pastel sweet peas in a bunch.
Height: About 1.8m
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 all flower beds in the open or against a sunny wall; cottage gardens; courtyard gardens, cutflower gardens.
Min. 15 seeds per pack