Coastal Purple Pea
(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)
This native pea is a small shrub that will grow in full sun but prefers dappled shade. Its habitat is coastal and inland in West Australia from Geraldton, through Perth and Albany to Esperance.
A small shrub grow from prostrate 0.15m to 1m (3ft) high. The stem is erect, short and gives way to multiple erect branches bearing dense feathery branches. The flowers are terminal in clusters in a range of colours from blue to purple. Flowering is August to March (Southern Hemisphere). Fruit is brown pods carrying several seeds.
This plant prefers sandy, very well drained soils. In cultivation, it has been found to perform in dappled shade while being kept in a rather dry garden.
It is considered very easy to germinate.
Offered is a packet of 20 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to successfully cultivate this lovely small plant.
All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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