GOLDEN PEA

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
​​​​​​​Aotus ericoides

A prolific spring flowering, bushy shrub to 1.3 m. The bright golden pea flowers with a red central margin attract native birds and insects. As an ornamental, it makes a robust, low maintenance evergreen shrub. Handles a range of well-drained soils, including dry and acid soil. Frost, drought and wind hardy. Full sun to part shade. 40 seeds.

Drought Resistant
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Hot water treatment
Germination Period (days)
28
Sow Method
Transplant
Sowing Instructions
To break dormancy soak seed in near-boiling water for about 30 seconds, before cooling rapidly under flowing cold water. Sow into a pot, cover seed with 3-5 mm of potting mix. Transplant into position when plant 10+ cm. Germinates in 3-4 weeks.
Height
1.3 m
Spacing/Spread
1 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to May 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to May 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Apr 1st to Aug 31st