Lathyrus are loved by gardeners for their colourful and often sweetly-scented pea-like flowers. A mainstay of the cottage or cutting garden, climbing annual sweet peas give summer-long fragrance and colour. Add spring or late summer interest with perennial or everlasting peas; what they lack in scent they make up for by returning year after year. All are easy to grow.
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