Definition of sweet pea in English:

sweet pea

Syllabification: sweet pea

noun

  • A climbing plant of the pea family, widely cultivated for its colorful fragrant flowers.
    • Genus Lathyrus, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular L. odoratus, which originated in southern Italy and Sicily
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    • Imagine your garden filled with super-fragrant sweet peas, ruffly-petalled poppies or butterfly-attracting orange tithonias.
    • Very fancy fences can be created from tall flowering annuals such as cleome, cosmos, dahlias, sweet peas and sunflowers for a display of spring, summer and autumn colour.
    • Poppies, sweet peas, pot marigold and gilia are all waiting in our yard for attention.

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