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Spring Vetchling

Lathyrus vernus

Also known as

Bitter Vetch, Spring Pea

Photo by katmari (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Spring Vetchling Overview

A bushy clumped deciduous perennial from Turkey. Produces medium greeny-purple, ovate elliptic leaves and variously coloured flowers.

Common problems with Spring Vetchling

How to propagate Spring Vetchling

Seed

The annuals can be propagated from seeds in early summer or early autumn. The perennials can be propagated from seeds in autumn.

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of Spring Vetchling

Mixed borders