Lathyrus Odoratus commonly known as ‘Annual Sweet Pea’. This variety of species is called Mammoth Mix and is large ruffled, fragrant flowers, vigorous, remarkably heat-resistant vines. Flowers's color includes shades of salmon pink, rose, blue, iliac and white. All sweet peas prefer cool weather – although the varieties ‘Old Spice’ and ‘Mammoth Mix’ show remarkable heat resistance. We enjoy them most when rambling over shrubs, for the authentic cottage garden. They bloom from late spring to early summers.
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Scientific Name: Lathyrus Odoratus
Common Name: Annual Sweet Pea – Mammoth Mix
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: Sicily East to Crete, Eastern Mediterranean regions
Height: 76-98 "
Spread: 6-12 "
Zone: USDA Hardiness 3-9
Exposure: Full sun
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Early Summer
Attracts: Humming Birds
Flower Color: Purple, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White, Red
Resistant: Deer Resistant
Water Requirement: Water the plant regularly, giving at least 2 inches of water per week
Soil Type: Rich, Deep, Loamy, Moist, Well-drained soil
Soil pH: 6-7 pH
Uses: Easy to grow and great for bouquets