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Lathyrus odoratus

Common name sweet pea
Family fabaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers various
Size climbs to 6'
Light sun
From seed Soak seeds, then germinate at room temperature.
detailed seed-starting info below

Annual vine beloved for its fragrant flowers, which also make good cut flowers. Pinch seedlings to promote branching.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed for 'Old Spice Mix' from Pinetree '13 order. Soak 1d, baggy 70F (100%G, 2-14d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (57%G, 4-9d)

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