LATHYRUS niger

Small
Part shade
Sun
Purple
Reasonable soil
Summer
Pot Size
Qty
 
 

Description

Height x Spread: Up to 90cm x 40cm

Commonly known as the Black Pea, due to it's foliage turning black as it dies away during the autumn. This perennial Lathyrus has purple/pink rounded flowers with dark stems during the summer. Leaves are green and pinnate .

Black Pea flourishes in the full sun or partial shade in any reasonable soil. 

All parts of this plant are toxic.