Sweet pea is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae, native to Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands. It is an annual climbing plant, growing to a height of 1–2 metres, where suitable support is available.
The romantic sweet pea flowers are better known for their unique fragrance. The flowers also grow in varieties of colors including white, coral pink and purple. The availability in varieties of colors and intense sweet fragrance made sweet peas to widely used in wedding bouquets. This beautiful and delicate flower symbolizes pleasure. Sweet peas are also best for making vases and garden setting.
Sweet pea flowers are native to Sicily island of Southern Italy. It is a climbing plant and reach up to a height of 2 meters. The plant bloom in midsummer. The pleasant smelling sweet pea flowers are also used for the production of perfumes.