Chorizema cordatum

Scientific name: Chorizema cordatum

Common name: Flame pea 1

Aliases: Heart-Leaf Flame Pea

Attributes

Attribute Range
Edible No
Habit Shrub
Native Yes
Sun tolerance Part shade, Shade

Size

Height x width: 1-2m x 1-2m

Images

Descriptions Images
Simply, a beautiful flower
Leaf

Flowers with similar scientific names

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See also Chorizema varium => Flame pea 2

Notes

Notes
» Provides a profusion of brilliant orange-red flowers from Winter to Summer
» Scrambling, evergreen shrub with leathery, heart-shaped leaves
» Easy-to-grow ornamental shrub for gardens or containers
» Also acts as a climber if given support
» Grows well in a partly-shaded position in moist, well-drained soil
» Prune after flowering to maintain compact growth
» Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container
» Remove plant from container and place into the hole so the soil level is the same as the surrounding ground
» Fill hole firmly and water in well even if the soil is moist
» © Norwood
» Supplier: Kuranga Native Nursery
» Status: Defunct

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