- Sweet pea is a bushy or climbing annual that features highly fragrant flowers (odoratus meaning fragrant) on winged stems clad with medium to dark green leaflets in pairs.
- More fragrant than the regular sweet pea.
- Closely related to the exceptionally fragrant wild sweet pea found in late spring hedgerows in Sicily and Southern Italy.
- It has small flowers and short stems, but the perfume will fill a room.
- This sweet pea became available in the late 17th century when a Sicilian monk, Brother Francis Cupani, sent seeds of this highly fragrant annual to Dr. Robert Uvedale, a teacher from Enfield, Middlesex.
- 2 metres in height. Dead head regualarly to ensure a continuous display of blooms.
40 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)