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LATHYRUS vernus

Commonly known as Spring vetchling

Low growing bushy perennial. Purple pea-like flowers in spring
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£14.50 each
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Any 3+ for £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Deciduous - dark green leaves divided into 2-4 pairs of ovate to elliptic, sharp-pointed leaflets 3-8cm (1¼-3in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height - 20-45cm (8-18in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - dense, clump-forming perennial with upright stems. Produces one-sided racemes of 3-6 flowers to 2cm (¾in) long, turning almost greenish-blue.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - or light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, slugs, snails, thrips
  • Place of origin - continental Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Siberia)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
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20-45cm (8-18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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