Genus Species: Daviesia leptophylla
Common / Product Name: Narrow-leaf Bitter-pea
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
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.