Eutaxia obovata – Egg and Bacon Plant

A handsome and dense small shrub growing to one metre high and wide, and with a spectacular spring display of two toned yellow and red-brown pea shaped flowers. The flowers are long lasting and lightly fragrant. It likes well drained soil and sunny spot, and is drought and frost tolerant once established. Also good in coastal gardens and landscaping. Can be used as an informal hedge and screen plant.

Scientific Name:Eutaxia obovata
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Eggs and Bacon
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Orange, Gold, Brown
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Groundcover, Feature plant, Screen, Fragrant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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