Sweet Pea Plant

Scientific Name: Lathyrus  odoratus

Family Name:  Fabaceae

Common Name: میٹھا مٹر,sweet pea

An annual plant in the Fabaceae family of peas called Lathyrus odoratus is frequently grown for its gorgeous, fragrant blooms.Hundreds of various varieties of sweet peas are commercially grown for the florist business or as garden ornaments. Sometimes people confuse this plant with the perennial everlasting pea species, which is nearly related. The typically white, pink, red, violet, or purple flowers, which can be up to 5 cm (2 inches) across, can be carried singly or in clusters of two to four. The ideal temperature range for sweet pea plants is between 60 and 70 °F (15 and 21 °C). Spare them from freezing and intense heat.

Planting And Care

Plant in full sun to light shade for optimal growth and flowering.

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Use well-draining soil to prevent waterlogged roots and promote healthy growth.

Provide a trellis or support for the climbing vines to flourish.

Apply a balanced fertilizer before planting and during the growing season.

Pinch off spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.