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Lathyrus niger

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Lathyrus niger | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.6 litres
£3.00

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Common names

Black pea

Description

Lathyrus niger (Black pea). A perennial herb native to Europe and Africa. Bears racemes of blue purple flowers and elliptical to oblong, opposite leaves.

Cultivation

You can plant these frost-hardy plants in fertile, well-drained soil with full sun. They will need staking.

Interest and use

Grown for their racemes of attractive flowers. Attracts butterflies

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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