Chorizema varium

Scientific name: Chorizema varium

Common name: Flame pea 2

Aliases: Flame Pea

Attributes

Attribute Range
native Yes
sun_tolerance Full sun, Part shade
edible No
habit Shrub

Descriptions Images
Flower
A small but typically spikey leaf

Notes
» Compact small shrub which bares masses of flame orange and pink pea-like flowers above holly foliage
» Flowering occurs sporadically throughtout the year with the main flowering in Spring
» Performs well in full sun or part-shaded positions in well-drained soils
» Tolerant of alkaline soils
» Tip prune young plants after flowering to maintain a dense habit
» Mulch around the base of the plant to preserve moisture over the drier months of the year
» Suits native gardens, cottage-style gardens, coastal gardens and containers
» Attracts birds
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» Supplier: Kuranga Native Nursery


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