Closely related to the fragrant wild sweet pea found in hedgerows in Sicily and Southern Italy, this sweet pea was introduced to the UK in the late 17th century by the Sicilian monk, Brother Francis Cupani.


12 thoughts on “‘Cupani’

    1. thank you, Brian. I have yet to invest in a macro lens for close up photography so I just use my Canon EOS 110D and focus manually.


  1. Beautiful! I love the way you’ve caught that effect of velvet and satin 🙂
    I used the similar “Old Spice” antique sweet pea last spring and was impressed at its heat tolerance – perhaps not surprising given the Sicilian provenance!


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