Category Archives: Sweet Pea

Stop and Smell these Fragrant Flowers!


Shakespeare once said, “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Roses are infamous for their characteristic scent, but they aren’t the only fragrant flowers in the garden. Highly scented flowers attract pollinators, such as butterflies, bees … Continue reading

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The Fragrant Sweet Pea


SWEET PEA (Lathyrus) Symbolizes departure after having had a good time and can also indicate delicate pleasure and bliss. Sweet Peas derive their name from the Greek word, “Lathyros” for “pea” or “pulse”, and the Latin word “adoratus” meaning “fragrant”. … Continue reading

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