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Davesia mimosoides

blunt leaf bitter pea

An open multistemmed erect shrub growing to 2m in height and width. Yellow and red pea style flowers in spring and summer.
originNSW, ACT, Vic, Qld.
cultural notesPrefers well drained soils in full sun or part shade.
maintenanceResponds well to a light pruning after flowering and a native plant fertilizer in spring and autumn.
toleratesFrost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourDense spikes of pea style flowers, yellow and red-brown in colour.
foliage colourGlossy dark green leaves are broad and blunt in shape and up to 5cm long.
widthup to 2m
heightup to 2m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesUseful understory plant, particularly attractive when flowering. Improves soil by fixing nitrogen.

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