(Pisum sativum)Sugar peas are eaten as whole pods and often just steamed or used in stir fry. This variety is a dwarf type grown since 1892. Plants reach just 24-30 inches, pods are 3-4 inches. The flowers are beautiful (purple and white) and are followed by the sweet pods. Excellent sweetness and flavor, these peas have been a US favorite for over 100 years. Peas are a cool weather crop - plant anytime in the spring. 2-3 feet. Full sun. Annual. 20+ seeds.