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Daviesia leptophylla     Common / Product Name: Narrow-leaf Bitter-pea

Genus Species: Daviesia leptophylla    

Common / Product Name: Narrow-leaf Bitter-pea

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 1 – 2m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Early Spring / ends: Mid Summer

Flower Colour:   Yellow & Red

Irrigation:   No watering required once established.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best in frost free areas, will tolerate occasional temperatures as low as -7°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C needs to be planted in areas with cool root run with good drainage.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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