Clusters of beautiful 'pearlescent' flowers are freely produced on undemanding plants. A vigorous climber, it will cover trellis or walls or happily scramble through shrubs. A hardy perennial climber. Lathyrus L. latifolius Fabaceae. A native of central and southern Europe where it grows in hedgerows and vineyards, it has also migrated to other continents particularly North America. Commonly known as the 'Everlasting Pea' or 'Perennial Pea'.