Kennedia macrophylla

Scientific name: Kennedia macrophylla

Common name: Kennedia macrophylla

Attributes

Attribute Range
Edible No
Habit Vine
Native Yes
Sun tolerance Full sun

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See also Kennedia beckxiana => Kennedia beckxiana
See also Kennedia coccinea => Kennedia coccinea
See also Kennedia nigricans => Kennedia nigricans
See also Kennedia rubicunda => Kennedia rubicunda

Notes

Notes
» Considered a rare species, this climbing plant has broad, bright green leaves, and in Spring and early Summer produces large clusters of read pea-flowers flecked with yellow
» A vigorous climber for fences and walls, especially suited to coastal conditions
» Useful groundcover for embankments
» Suitable for hanging baskets and pots
» Attracts nectar feeding birds
» Grow in an open, sunny position in moist, well-drained soil
» Tolerates coastal conditions and light frost
» Responds well to pruning
» 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
» Good for coastal conditions
» Supplier: Kuranga Native Nursery


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