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Hardenbergia violacae

purple coral pea

attractive climber or ground cover
originnsw, qld, tas, act, vic
cultural notesfull sun or part shade long lived, very hardy
maintenanceprune to train or control
toleratesfrosts, most soils and dry periods
flowering seasonlater winter/spring
flower coloursmall purple pea shaped flowers appearing in clusters
foliage colourdark green glossy leaves
widthup to 2m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesexcellent landscape plant for rockeries or in mass plantings and for erosion control
plant image creditsCreative Commons License lotus8

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