Home > Shop > Hardiness Zone > to Zone 6b (-5 °F) >

Lathyrus vernus - Narrow Leaf
Lathyrus vernus - Narrow Leaf
Click for Second Picture



 
Family:  Fabaceae
Hardiness: Zone 5
Mature Size:  18"
Exposure: Sun to Shade
Bloom Time:  April
Moisture Needs: Average to Moist  
Origin: Europe
Price: $15.00
Pot Size: 4" Pot

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Product Code: P0071
Qty:

Description
 
A superb form of Lathyrus vernus, the Spring Bush Pea.  This has long willow-like leaves compared to the typical form and the same lovely violet flowers.  A graceful perennial, this makes a dense clump retaining textural interest long after the flowers fade.  This narrow leaf form has a number of names - subsp. gracilis, 'Gracilis', var. flaccida, 'Flaccida', 'Filifolius' that are used interchangeably and we're not sure what is correct but we know that if we simply say 'Narrow Leaf' then you can use whichever name carries the most weight in your opinion.  Excellent is sun or light shade and a plant we would not be without.