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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
sweet pea 'Bounce Navy Blue'
Lathyrus can be annuals or herbaceous or evergreen perennials, mostly climbing, with pinnate leaves ending in a tendril, and showy pea-like flowers, fragrant in some species
'Bounce Navy Blue' is a dwarf, hardy annual cultivar that forms hummocks 30-60cm in height with dark blue flowers
Toxicity Acute ingestion may cause mild stomach upset
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in humus-rich, fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or lvery ight dappled shade. Incorporate well-rotted organic manure before planting and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer every two weeks when in growth. Deadhead regularly. See sweetpea cultivation
Propagate by seed. Sow in a cold frame or unheated glasshouse in early autumn, early spring or in-situ in mid-spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead regularly
Pests May be attacked by aphids, slugs, snails and thrips
May be subject to powdery mildews, Fusarium wilt, foot rot, root rot and a virus
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