Dillwynia sericea (syn. floribunda) Common / Product Name: Showy Parrot - Pea
Genus Species: Dillwynia sericea (syn. floribunda)
Common / Product Name: Showy Parrot – Pea
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 1 – 1.5m x 1.00 – 1.50m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Early Summer
Flower Colour: Yellow – orange pea – flowers
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in light shaded areas. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -7°C once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.