Lathyrus odoratus ‘Cream Southbourne’ is a Spencer Sweet Pea cultivar, which was bred by Ken Colledge and introduced in 1982.  This is a super sweet pea!  Plants produce cream coloured, slightly frilly flowers, which have an exceptional fragrance.  The perfume is sweet, heady, and intoxicating; it’s absolutely gorgeous!

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Cream Southbourne’ is a hardy annual climber, that grows to around 1.8m (6ft) tall. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Charlie’s Angel’ is a Spencer Sweet Pea cultivar, which was raised by Charles Hamner and introduced for sale in 1990.  The Royal Horticultural Society awarded ‘Charlie’s Angel’ an Award of Garden Merit in 1993, which has been retained ever since.  Lathyrus odoratus ‘Charlie’s Angel’ plants produce large, silvery-lilac-blue coloured flowers from late spring or early summertime, until the first frosts arrive in autumn.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Sir Max Hastings’ is a Spencer Sweet Pea cultivar, which was raised and introduced by Somerset growers, Phil and Joyce Kerton, in 2009.

I’ve not found my Lathyrus odoratus ‘Sir Max Hastings’ flowers to be fragrant, but many other growers praise this sweet pea’s perfume.  I only wish that I could say the same.  However there is much to recommend this sweet pea cultivar for; Lathyrus odoratus ‘Sir Max Hastings’ plants produce large frilly, raspberry-burgundy coloured flowers. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Romeo’ is a Modern Grandiflora Sweet Pea cultivar, which was introduced by Unwins Seeds, in 2000.  This is a lovely sweet pea to grow.  Plants produce white flowers with a purple-blue picotee edge.  One of the best things about this sweet pea is its fragrance, the flowers are highly perfumed, they produce a delicious, sweet and heady perfume.

There are a number of sweet pea cultivars that produce similar looking flowers. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Annie B. Gilroy’ was bred by the renowned sweet pea breeder, Henry Eckford.  This sweet pea cultivar was introduced for the first time in 1907.  A delightfully vivid flowered sweet pea cultivar, Lathyrus odoratus ‘Annie B. Gilroy’ plants produce vibrantly coloured, cerise-magenta coloured flowers.

The wing petals of Lathyrus odoratus ‘Annie B. Gilroy’ blooms are a fraction of a paler shade of magenta than the standard petals, so if you’re looking to order seed of this sweet pea cultivar online, don’t forget to look in the ‘Bi-Colour’ section of your seed merchant’s website. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Almost Black’ is a Modern Grandiflora Sweet Pea cultivar; a recent introduction, which was raised and introduced by the renowned Plant Breeder, Keith Hammett, in Auckland, New Zealand.

This is certainly the darkest coloured sweet pea I know.  Lathyrus odoratus ‘Almost Black’ plants produce incredibly handsome, dark maroon coloured flowers, that appear in some lights to be ‘almost black’. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Nelly Viner’ is an Old Fashioned Sweet Pea cultivar, which produces very small but very pretty, sugar-pink coloured flowers.  This sweet pea was first introduced in 1901.  It was bred by Mr E. Viner, who named this sweet pea for one of his relatives, before selling seeds to the legendary sweet pea breeder Henry Eckford.

This sweet pea cultivar produces fragrant flowers that look great in the garden, but it’s also such a treat to grow Lathyrus odoratus ‘Nelly Viner’ flowers to generate cut flowers and enhance our homes with these lovely scented blooms. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Juliet’ is a Modern Grandiflora Sweet Pea cultivar, which produces ivory coloured flowers that feature a very delicate, subtle apricot flush over the flower’s petals.  This is a beautiful sweet pea cultivar that produces sweetly scented flowers.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Juliet’ is a hardy, annual climber that’s easy to grow.  This sweet pea is very decorative.  Lathyrus odoratus ‘Juliet’ plants will provide a continual supply of cut flowers, providing the flowers are all picked at frequent, regular intervals. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Countess Cadogan’ is an Old Fashioned Sweet Pea cultivar, which produces violet-blue bi-coloured flowers.  This charming sweet pea cultivar was bred by the renowned sweet pea breeder, Henry Eckford; this sweet pea was first introduced in 1899.

I’ve grown the flower you see pictured above, from seeds I’ve purchased as Lathyrus odoratus ‘Countess Cadogan’.  I’ve also grown seeds purchased as Lathyrus odoratus ‘Countess Cadogan’ that have resulted in plants that have produced flowers with a much more marked contrast in the bi-colouring of their blooms. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Albutt Blue’ is a Modern Grandiflora Sweet Pea cultivar, which was bred by Harvey Albutt.  This sweet pea cultivar was first introduced in 1999. 

A fragrant, hardy annual; plants produces pretty, white coloured flowers that are delicately highlighted with a fine mauve-blue coloured picotee edge.  Lathyrus odoratus ‘Albutt Blue’ combines well with a wide range of coloured flowers, suiting both modern and more traditional flower arrangements. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Matucana’ is an Old Fashioned Sweet Pea cultivar, which produces maroon and magenta bicoloured flowers.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Matucana’ is similar in appearance to Lathyrus odoratus ‘Cupani’, the most noticeable differences being that Lathyrus odoratus ‘Matucana’ is a more recent cultivar, which produces up to four bicoloured blooms, which are slightly larger in size than those produced by Lathyrus odoratus ‘Cupani’.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Bramdean’ is a Modern Grandiflora Sweet Pea cultivar, which produces small, soft ivory white coloured flowers.  This is an easy to grow, hardy annual that can be grown from seed, sown in autumn, winter, or springtime, in the UK. 

You will need to provide an obelisk, a hedge, fence, a frame, or another tall support, as Lathyrus odoratus ‘Bramdean’ plants will grow up to 2m (6.5ft) tall, depending of course, on your plant’s soil and growing conditions. 

Gypsophila is an easy to grow, hardy annual that is often used by florists and flower arrangers.  Ever since I can remember, Gypsophila has been a very popular wedding flower.

This is a perfect plant for a delicate look, a super choice for a flower fairy garden!  Gypsophila plants produce sprays that feature numerous tiny white flowers, which form soft, airy floral clouds, creating a light display that is hopelessly pretty.

Calendula officinalis ‘Snow Princess’ is a hardy annual, which produces flowers with either yellow or brown centres, all of which are circled with lemon yellow petals, which become paler in colour as the flowers age.

Calendula officinalis ‘Snow Princess’ is an easy to grow plant, which can be grown in containers or in the garden.  Sow the seeds of Calendula officinalis ‘Snow Princess’ during April and May, outside, directly where they are to flower.

Broad Bean ‘Robin Hood’ is a dwarf broad bean.  If you’re looking for vegetables to grow in containers, Broad bean ‘Robin Hood’ is an ideal choice.  Broad Bean ‘Robin Hood’ is a green seeded broad bean, which grows to just 30-40cm (12-16 inches) tall.

In Southern areas of the UK, broad bean seeds can be successfully sown in containers from early February onwards. 

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Alison Valentini’ is a crimson flowered, Non-Tendril type of Sweet Pea.  

Non-Tendril Sweet Pea cultivars produce pinnate leaves, with a greater number of leaflets than other Sweet Pea cultivars, but no tendrils.  These Sweet Pea plants cannot anchor themselves securely, so the plants need to be regularly secured in place with metal sweet pea rings or twine as they grow.  

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Betty Maiden’ is a Spencer sweet pea cultivar.  It’s a lovely variety with delightfully fragrant blooms.  The flowers’ particular colouration is known as a blue stripe on a white ground – this sweet pea’s ivory coloured petals feature purple-blue veining and a purple-blue picotee edge.  This is a tall, climbing sweet pea that will grow to around 2.4m (8ft) tall; plants will happily scramble up a wigwam, or cover a trellis.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Grandma Butt’ is a Spencer sweet pea cultivar, which produces large, deep rose pink, lightly perfumed flowers.  This is a tall climbing sweet pea that will grow up to 2.4m (8ft) tall.  Plants are self-clinging and need a support framework, like a wigwam or a trellis, to climb up as they grow.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Grandma Butt’ was raised by Andrew Beane.  

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Joyce Stanton’ is a Spencer sweet pea cultivar.  Plants produce large, dark purple-navy blue coloured, lightly fragranced flowers.  This is a tall climbing sweet pea, with self-clinging tendrils that will happily climb up a wigwam or a trellis.  Lathyrus odoratus ‘Joyce Stanton’ plants will grow up to 2.4m (8ft) tall, depending on their soil, situation, and growing conditions.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Joyce Stanton’ was bred by Dave Manston; this Sweet Pea cultivar was introduced by Manston in 2009.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Marjorie Carrier’ is a Spencer sweet pea cultivar, which produces large, orange-pink coloured, lightly scented flowers.  This is a tall, climbing sweet pea that will easily cover a 2.4m (8ft) wigwam or trellis.

Lathyrus odoratus ‘Marjorie Carrier’ was raised by Roger Parsons.