Pultenaea daphnoides
Large-leaved Bush-pea

Uses: A highly ornamental but hardy foliage plant. Plant singly for contrast or grouped as an informal hedge or wind-break in borders, wider roadside verges and raised beds.Requires well-drained soils and responds well to pruning.
Attracts nectar eating birds and insects.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 1-3m
  • Spread 1-2m
  • Position
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  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Pultenaea daphnoides
  • Common Name Large-leaved Bush-pea
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW, Qld, Tas
  • Habit Erect, Branches ascending to erect
  • Landscape Footslopes, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Flower Type Pea
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region