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Everlasting Pea in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lathyrus grandiflorus

 

Everlasting Pea

L. grandiflorus is an easily grown, robust, spreading perennial with a running rootstock. It flowers in early summer, but rarely produces seed. It can become invasive, particularly in light soils. Lathyrus grandiflorus normally has to bought as a plant. It can easily be propagated from its running rootstock.

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plant Features
  • Everlasting Pea likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Everlasting Pea likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Everlasting Pea is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Everlasting Pea likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Everlasting Pea

Latin name

Lathyrus grandiflorus

type

Perennial

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Everlasting Pea likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Everlasting Pea is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Everlasting Pea likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Everlasting Pea likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Everlasting Pea is 0.80meters x 0.80meters 0.80 M 0.80 M

Lathyrus grandiflorus

L. grandiflorus is an easily grown, robust, spreading perennial with a running rootstock. It flowers in early summer, but rarely produces seed. It can become invasive, particularly in light soils. Lathyrus grandiflorus normally has to bought as a plant. It can easily be propagated from its running rootstock.


Planting out

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out in mid-spring in full sun or in partial shade providing support for the plants to reach their maximum height. Against a wall or fence is ideal otherwise, it is at its best when allowed to sprawl down a bank. They need a light and well drained soil for best results.

 
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