With its richly colored yet small, delicate flowers, the sweet pea’s history can be traced back to 17th century
, when a Sicilian monk, Franciscus Cupani, sent its seeds to Italy . Although that original sweet pea bore little resemblance to the flower we know today, when Harry Eckford, a Scottish nurseryman, crossbred the original flower, he created the colorful, ornamental and sweetly scented sweet pea we know today. England
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