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Davesia mimosoides

Plant name: Blunt leaf bitter pea

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC, Qld.

Cultural notes: Prefers well drained soils in full sun or part shade.

Maintenance: Responds well to a light pruning after flowering and a native plant fertilizer in spring and autumn.

Tolerates: Frost tolerant.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: Dense spikes of pea style flowers, yellow and red-brown in colour.

Foliage colour: Glossy dark green leaves are broad and blunt in shape and up to 5cm long.

Width: up to 2m

Height: up to 2m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Useful understory plant, particularly attractive when flowering. Improves soil by fixing nitrogen.

Description: An open multistemmed erect shrub growing to 2m in Height: and Width:. Yellow and red pea style flowers in spring and summer.