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Pultenaea hispidula     Common / Product Name: Rusty Bush Pea

Genus Species: Pultenaea hispidula    

Common / Product Name: Rusty Bush Pea

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 0.75 – 0.75m x 1.50 – 1.50m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Clusters of small, orange and rust pea-flowers.

Irrigation:   Requires good drainage with ample moisture. Will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C to -7°C for short periods. This plant is frost hardy.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to 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.

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