They have a wonderful sweet, fruity fragrance and appear on long, airy stems.
Introduced in the late 17th century by a Sicilian Monk, this heirloom sweet pea remains a superb variety today.
It features unusual purple and deep red, bi-color blooms that are smaller than modern varieties and carry a particularly captivating scent that modern sweet peas cannot match.
Grows 6 feet tall.
Zones: 3-9 Train on trellises, netting or strings.