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Plant of the Day

Thursday 16 June 2016

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Painted Lady’ (sweet pea) is a hardy annual that dates back to the 18th century. The bicoloured deep pink and white flowers have a strong, sweet fragrance and are grown from seed each year. Here they have been planted out in the border at Sissinghurst, Kent, to add to colour and scent for the summer.

Jill Raggett