Mýrastigi

Lathyrus vernus 'Rainbow'

Spring Pea

Fabaceae

Height

30 - 45 cm

Flower colour

mixed colours, pink, purple and white shades

Flowering time

May - early June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

fertile, humus rich, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe

Lathyrus is a genus of around 160 species in the family, Fabaceae, native to Europe, Asia, E-Africa and America. The genus includes both species grown for food and garden plants.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in January - March.

Seed covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Grows best in fertile, humus rich well drained soil.

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