Lathyrus vernus

Two-tone purple/pink or pink/white pea-like flowers in early spring. Very pretty perennial which forms neat clumps. Thrives in shade, even quite dry shade. To 30cm. Hardy.

At a glance

Common Name Spring pea
Type Hardy perennial
Height 0 to 30cm
Colour Purple
Spread Rate Moderate
Flowering Spring
Soil Type Moist, Normal, Drained, Dry
Aspect Shade, Part-shade
Awards RHS AGM Award

Sue's Notes

One of the most asked after plants in the garden in early spring.

Buy this plant

Item Price   Buy  
9cm pot 3.80   Buy  
1 litre pot (Collect Only) 4.20      

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We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK and there is a fixed delivery charge of 6.75 per delivery. Maximum weight for fixed price delivery is 10 kilos, or approximately 15 one litre plants. If your total consignment weight exceeds 10 kilos, we will be in touch to agree a delivery price with you prior to despatch. Items are normally in-stock unless indicated otherwise.

Collect Only
Items marked Collect Only are only available for purchase in our nursery at Bluebell Cottage Gardens. They cannot be sent through the post.


Lathyrus vernus (Spring pea): Two-tone purple and pink pea-like flowers in early spring